On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 2:58 PM, Andrew Dunstan <and...@dunslane.net> wrote:
> Here's a couple of ideas I had recently about making psql a bit more user
> friendly.
> First, it would be useful to be able to set pager options and possibly other
> settings, so my suggestion is for a \setenv command that could be put in a
> .psqlrc file, something like:
>   \setenv PAGER='less'
>   \setenv LESS='-imFX4'

Seems useful.

> Second, I'd like to be able to set a minimum number of lines below which the
> pager would not be used, something like:
>   \pset pagerminlines 200
> Thoughts?

Gee, why do I feel like we have something like this already?

Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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