On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 10:36:56PM -0500, Josh Berkus wrote:
> On 12/02/2015 05:24 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Don't think I agree.  Suppose that you have a wider-than-screen table
> > and you use a pager to scroll left and right in that.  If we shorten the
> > dashed lines, then once you scroll to the right of wherever they stop,
> > you lose that visual cue separating the rows.  This matters a lot if
> > only a few of the column values are very wide: everywhere else, there's
> > gonna be lots of whitespace.
> What pager lets me scroll right infinitely?  Because I wanna install that.

I don't know about infinitely, but at least with the -S (no wrap)
option, less lets you use left- and right-arrow, prefixed by
multipliers, if you like, to scroll horizontally

And now I have learned something new about a pager I've used every day
for decades.

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