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I can texdoc for the following classes:
letter
slides
proc

But, where are the texdocs for the following built-in document classes?
article
report
book

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The standard classes are all built from the source file classes.dtx. Therefore:

texdoc classes

But I'm afraid you might be disappointed by its contents; it's not really a user manual, simply documented source code.

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Am I right in saying that latex2e is the one closest to a user manual for these classes? –  Kit Sep 19 '10 at 15:47
    
Oh, I hadn't seen latex2e.pdf before! Yes, that's a great document. –  Will Robertson Sep 20 '10 at 0:12
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