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It is possible to look up the documentation for any built-in or library predicate from within Emacs (using C-c ? or the menu). For this to work Emacs must be told about the location of the ‘info’-files that make up the documentation.

The default location for the ‘info’-files are <prefix>/lib/sicstus-4.9.0/doc/info/ on UNIX platforms and C:/Program Files/SICStus Prolog VC16 4.9.0/doc/info/ under Windows.

Add the following to your ~/.emacs file, assuming INFO is the path to the info files, e.g. C:/Program Files/SICStus Prolog VC16 4.9.0/doc/info/

(setq Info-default-directory-list
   (append Info-default-directory-list '("INFO")))

You can also use M-x customize-group RET info RET. You may have to quit and restart Emacs for these changes to take effect.

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