help for core

Display help information about different parts of Nushell.

Signature

> help {flags} ...rest

Flags

  • --find, -f {string}: string to find in command names, usage, and search terms

Parameters

  • ...rest: The name of command, alias or module to get help on.

Input/output types:

inputoutput
nothingany

Examples

show help for single command, alias, or module

> help match

show help for single sub-command, alias, or module

> help str lpad

search for string in command names, usage and search terms

> help --find char

Notes

help word searches for "word" in commands, aliases and modules, in that order.

Subcommands:

nametypeusage
help aliasesBuiltinShow help on nushell aliases.
help commandsBuiltinShow help on nushell commands.
help escapesBuiltinShow help on nushell string escapes.
help externsBuiltinShow help on nushell externs.
help modulesBuiltinShow help on nushell modules.
help operatorsBuiltinShow help on nushell operators.