I am on OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard) using TeXLive-2011 to typeset a simple .tex file I am editing in Vim and trying to learn. My problem is: how do I... gradually learn about what TeX can do for me get ...
I've tried latexdef which does not handle --- as the operand. And \texemdash is defined as a character. So that leaves me once again leaning on the collective wisdom of the group :)
With texdef it is easy to find definitions for (La)TeX commands. It can show what a definition for a given command is. For instance if I issue texdef -t latex \LaTeX I get the following definitions: ...