On Tue, Oct 13, 2009, 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.
You probably also want the ``-r'' option which I think gets less to properly highlight the nroff things like bold. Bill -- INTERNET: b...@celestial.com Bill Campbell; Celestial Software LLC URL: http://www.celestial.com/ PO Box 820; 6641 E. Mercer Way Voice: (206) 236-1676 Mercer Island, WA 98040-0820 Fax: (206) 232-9186 Skype: jwccsllc (206) 855-5792 It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a 'dismal science.' But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance. -- Murray N. Rothbard _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"