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learn(1)							     learn(1)



NAME

  learn	- Provides computer-aided instruction for the C	shell

SYNOPSIS

  learn	[-directory] [subject] [lesson]

  The learn command provides computer-aided instruction	courses	and practice
  in the use of	Tru64 UNIX.

OPTIONS

  -directory
      Allows you to exercise a script in a nonstandard place.

DESCRIPTION

  To get started, enter	learn; if this is the first time that you are invok-
  ing the learn	command, you are guided	through	a series of questions to
  determine what type of instruction you want to receive.

  If you have used learn before	and left your last session without completing
  a subject, the program uses information in $HOME/.learnrc to start you up
  in the same place you	left off.

  To bypass questions, enter a subject or lesson.  In order to enter a les-
  son, you must	know the lesson	number that you	received in a previous learn
  command session. If you do not know the lesson number, enter the lesson
  number as a subject.	The learn command searches for the first lesson	con-
  taining the subject you specified. If	the lesson is a	- (dash), learn
  prompts for each lesson; this	is useful for debugging.

  You can specify the following	subjects:

       files
       editor
       vi
       morefiles
       macros
       eqn
       C

SUBCOMMANDS

  There	are a few special commands.  The bye command terminates	a learn	ses-
  sion,	and the	where command tells you	of your	progress (where	m tells	you
  more.) The again command redisplays the text of the lesson and again lesson
  lets you review lesson. The hint command prints the last part	of the lesson
  script used to evaluate a response, while hint m prints the entire lesson
  script.  This	is useful for debugging	lessons	and might possibly give	you
  an idea about	what is	expected.


EXAMPLES

  To take the online lesson about files, enter:


       learn files

  You are then prompted	for further input.

FILES

  /var/tmp/pl**
      Playpen directories.

  $HOME/.learnrc
      Start-up information.

SEE ALSO

  Commands:  csh(1), ex(1)