bos_apropos(8) Displays each help entry containing a keyword string


bos apropos -topic <help string> [-help]

bos ap -t <help string> [-h]


The bos apropos command displays the first line of the online help entry for any bos command that has in its name or short description the string specified by the -topic argument.

To display the syntax for a command, use the bos help command.


-topic <help string>
Specifies the keyword string to match, in lowercase letters only. If the string is more than a single word, surround it with double quotes ("") or other delimiters.
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.


The first line of a command's online help entry names it and briefly describes its function. This command displays the first line for any bos command where the string specified with the -topic argument is part of the command name or first line.


The following command lists all bos commands that include the word "restart" in their names or short descriptions:

   % bos apropos restart
   getrestart: get restart times
   restart: restart all processes
   setrestart: set restart times




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