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Texinfo produces "see" for @ref commands in Info-mode

I'm trying to produce a manual in Info format and I'm getting a little confused about @ref and the *note/see markers. I thought that for HTML output, @ref would behave like @xref and produce the 'see'...
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Texinfo: Contents and Index not showing at HTML

I’m trying to learn Texinfo to write a book. I started from the sample file here. As far as I understand from this page Contents is created automatically. And it works for the PDF output. But I don’t ...
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TexInfo blocks Octave mode

My Octave scripts start with descriptions, like ## -*- texinfo -*- ## @deftypefn {} {} @var{planesource} ## ## This class implements an abstract planar structure ## that functions as a source of ...
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Texinfo-mode invalid function

On a fresh install of Emacs 27, I'm getting an Invalid function: dbus-ignore-errors error when trying to run M-x texinfo-mode. I've tried using alternate extensions for the file (like ".texi"...
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How can I go back to Texinfo native mode

I have a early-init.el file with: (add-to-list 'load-path "~/.emacs.d/el-get/el-get") (unless (require 'el-get nil 'noerror) (require 'package) (add-to-list 'package-archives ...
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How to get scrolling without jumps (by one line) in info mode?

I'm new to Emacs and trying to learn it using the built-in manuals (tutorial, manual and lisp intro). I used (setq scroll-step 1) to avoid jumps in the normal mode, yet when viewing info - the scroll ...
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Issue building Emacs's docs with texi2dvi - '-recorder' and '\openout' not supported

I'm trying to build the latest version of Emacs from source, but I seem to be running into an issue. The binary itself works fine, but when it comes to building the docs, the make process runs into ...
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Git Texinfo indices missing

I have installed the official Git documentation in Texinfo format on my computer and for Emacs. But when I try to search for something with I in the info buffer (C-h-i d m git) it reports no indices. ...
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Export Org-mode Headers Level 4 or Above as Headers in Texinfo

I am writing software documentation using Org-mode, but I also want to export the result as a Texinfo file. The process works well, however, Texinfo transforms level 4 headings into numbered lists ...
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What is "override advice"?

When I execute describe-mode from within a .texi file, I see: Texinfo/P mode defined in `texinfo.el' (`texinfo-mode'): :override advice: ‘TeX-texinfo-mode’ What happens is that AUCTeX takes over the ...
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