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I'm a Perl developer, so I often visit CPAN. I'd be happy if I could make my Pentadactyl understand command like

:cp List Util

to search CPAN for modules containing theese strings in its names. I already have CPAN search engine installed as Firefox addon, the only thing I need is the Pentadactyl API reference which I could not find.

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If you already have the CPAN search engine, you should be able to do this simply with the :open command.


:open cpan list util

You may need to define a search keyword for the CPAN search engine first, which you can do via

:dialog searchengines
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Thanks, it worked! – Nikita Dubrovin Apr 6 '12 at 13:46

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