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Getting Help in pico

A great way to find out more about pico is to access pico help. In addition to finding answers to your questions, you can find out about pico features and capabilities of which you may not be aware (Figure 4.9).

Figure 4.9

Figure 4.9 pico gives you all the information you need.

To get help in pico:

  1. ctrl-g.jpg

    In pico, press ctrl-g.jpg to access help.

  2. Move through the help pages:
    • ctrl-v.jpg moves you down through the help page.
    • ctrl-y.jpg moves you up through the help page.
  3. ctrl-x.jpg

    Use this combination to exit help.

To get help with pico startup options:

  • man pico

    At the shell prompt, type man pico to learn more about startup options, including a variety of options that control how pico works.

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