Provides computer-aided instruction for using files, editors, macros, and other features.
learn[- Directory] [ Subject[ LessonNumber]]
The learn command provides computer-aided instruction for using files, editors, macros, and other features. The first time you invoke the command, the system provides introductory information about the learn command. Otherwise, the learn command begins at the point where you left the last learn command session.
You can bypass the default action of the learn command by specifying the Subject parameter. The learn command starts with the first lesson of the subject you specify. You can specify any of the following subjects:
Note: You can only run the EQN lesson on a hardcopy terminal that is capable of 1/2 line motion. The /usr/share/lib/learn/eqn/Init file contains a detailed list of the supported terminals.
When you enter the learn command, the system searches the /usr/share/lib/learn directory for the appropriate lesson file. Use the -Directory flag to identify a different search directory.
|-Directory||Allows you to specify a different search directory. By default, the system searches for lesson files in the /usr/share/lib/learn directory.|
|LessonNumber||Identifies the number of the lesson.|
|Subject||Specifies the subject you want instruction on.|
To take the online lesson about files, enter:
The system starts the learn program and displays instructions for how to use the program.
|/usr/share/lib/learn||Contains the file tree for all dependent directories and files.|
|/tmp/pl*||Contains the practice directories.|
|$HOME/.learnrc||Contains the startup information.|
The ex command.
Shells Overview in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System User's Guide: Operating System and Devices.