To retrieve Perldoc information, select a keyword or text and choose Perldoc from the context menu or press Shift+Ctrl+H. If nothing is selected, an input dialog will appear.

Perldoc context menu

The search is performed among built-in Perl functions, FAQs from the Perl documentation, and modules on the include path (see the section called “Perl Include Path”). If Perldoc entries are found, they are displayed inside the Perldoc view.

Perldoc view


Perldoc has to be installed and available in the system PATH, otherwise this feature will not work.