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About: less is a file pager (a program that displays text files similar to "more" or "pg"). Beta version.

lessecho.nro  (less-561):lessecho.nro  (less-562)
.TH LESSECHO 1 "Version 561: 11 May 2020" .TH LESSECHO 1 "Version 562: 19 May 2020"
.SH NAME .SH NAME
lessecho \- expand metacharacters lessecho \- expand metacharacters
.SH SYNOPSIS .SH SYNOPSIS
.B lessecho .B lessecho
.I "[-ox] [-cx] [-pn] [-dn] [-mx] [-nn] [-ex] [-a] file ..." .I "[-ox] [-cx] [-pn] [-dn] [-mx] [-nn] [-ex] [-a] file ..."
.SH "DESCRIPTION" .SH "DESCRIPTION"
.I lessecho .I lessecho
is a program that simply echos its arguments on standard output. is a program that simply echos its arguments on standard output.
But any metacharacter in the output is preceded by an "escape" But any metacharacter in the output is preceded by an "escape"
character, which by default is a backslash. character, which by default is a backslash.
skipping to change at line 47 skipping to change at line 47
.B \-nn .B \-nn
Specifies "n" to be a metachar, as an integer. Specifies "n" to be a metachar, as an integer.
.TP .TP
.B \-fn .B \-fn
Specifies "n" to be the escape char for metachars, as an integer. Specifies "n" to be the escape char for metachars, as an integer.
.TP .TP
.B \-a .B \-a
Specifies that all arguments are to be quoted. Specifies that all arguments are to be quoted.
The default is that only arguments containing metacharacters are quoted The default is that only arguments containing metacharacters are quoted
.SH "SEE ALSO" .SH "SEE ALSO"
less(1) .BR less (1)
.SH AUTHOR .SH AUTHOR
This manual page was written by Thomas Schoepf <schoepf@debian.org>, This manual page was written by Thomas Schoepf <schoepf@debian.org>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
.PP .PP
Send bug reports or comments to bug-less@gnu.org. Send bug reports or comments to bug-less@gnu.org.
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