Today another question came up on how the documentation for a command or a package can be found.
There are some similar ones, but all different in a way:
LaTeX, package documentation look-up
Finding package documentation [duplicate]
Documentation for the animate package with TikZ
Some Q/A's deal with a special environment, e.g. Where do I find documentation for packages in a MiKTeX installation?
Some can't be answered with the simple
Where is the documentation for the nth package
fp package documentation
Do you see the need for a constructed canonical Q/A (community-Wiki)?
There are different things that have to be considered:
- CTAN provides the most recent doc, but that might not fit with the version installed on the user machine.
- The problem with a possible version discrepancy is true for texdoc.net, as well.
texdocbehaves different in MikTeX and TeX Live (since it is an alias for
- How can i find out where the command i need help with is defined?