help - display fish documentation


help [SECTION]


help displays the fish help documentation.

If a SECTION is specified, the help for that command is shown.

The -h or --help option displays help about using this command.

If the BROWSER environment variable is set, it will be used to display the documentation. Otherwise, fish will search for a suitable browser. To use a different browser than as described above, you can set $fish_help_browser This variable may be set as a list, where the first element is the browser command and the rest are browser options.


help fg shows the documentation for the fg builtin.


Most builtin commands, including this one, display their help in the terminal when given the --help option.