On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 11:10:02PM -0700, Chris Stankevitz wrote: > > Bill Campbell wrote: > >The -e and -E options to less control this. You want neither of > >these specified if you don't want to have less automatically exit > >at end-of-file. The ``-e'' option causes it to exit the second > >time it hits eof while ``-E'' exits the first time. > > Bill, > > Thank you for your explanation. I hope to find that my PAGER > environment variable is "less -E". If so, I will drop the -E. > > Chris >
Chris, Set $PAGER to "less" and then set $LESS to something reasonable in your shells rc/profile. E.g On my machine: LESS="-Xrmj3z-3 -Pm?f%f\:\ .?pb%pb\%\ :?lt%lt. .?e(END)" All explained in less(1) Regards, -- Frank Contact info: http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/contact.html _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"