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

less.nro  (less-580):less.nro  (less-581)
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.TH LESS 1 "Version 580: 02 Mar 2021" .TH LESS 1 "Version 581: 06 Apr 2021"
.SH NAME .SH NAME
less \- opposite of more less \- opposite of more
.SH SYNOPSIS .SH SYNOPSIS
.B "less \-?" .B "less \-?"
.br .br
.B "less \-\-help" .B "less \-\-help"
.br .br
.B "less \-V" .B "less \-V"
.br .br
.B "less \-\-version" .B "less \-\-version"
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If a number N is specified, it becomes the default for future RIGHTARROW If a number N is specified, it becomes the default for future RIGHTARROW
and LEFTARROW commands. and LEFTARROW commands.
.IP "ESC-} or ^RIGHTARROW" .IP "ESC-} or ^RIGHTARROW"
Scroll horizontally right to show the end of the longest displayed line. Scroll horizontally right to show the end of the longest displayed line.
.IP "ESC-{ or ^LEFTARROW" .IP "ESC-{ or ^LEFTARROW"
Scroll horizontally left back to the first column. Scroll horizontally left back to the first column.
.IP "r or ^R or ^L" .IP "r or ^R or ^L"
Repaint the screen. Repaint the screen.
.IP R .IP R
Repaint the screen, discarding any buffered input. Repaint the screen, discarding any buffered input.
That is, reload the current file.
Useful if the file is changing while it is being viewed. Useful if the file is changing while it is being viewed.
.IP "F" .IP "F"
Scroll forward, and keep trying to read when the Scroll forward, and keep trying to read when the
end of file is reached. end of file is reached.
Normally this command would be used when already at the end of the file. Normally this command would be used when already at the end of the file.
It is a way to monitor the tail of a file which is growing It is a way to monitor the tail of a file which is growing
while it is being viewed. while it is being viewed.
(The behavior is similar to the "tail \-f" command.) (The behavior is similar to the "tail \-f" command.)
To stop waiting for more data, enter the interrupt character (usually ^C). To stop waiting for more data, enter the interrupt character (usually ^C).
On some systems you can also use ^X. On some systems you can also use ^X.
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Causes "raw" control characters to be displayed. Causes "raw" control characters to be displayed.
The default is to display control characters using the caret notation; The default is to display control characters using the caret notation;
for example, a control-A (octal 001) is displayed as "^A". for example, a control-A (octal 001) is displayed as "^A".
Warning: when the \-r option is used, Warning: when the \-r option is used,
.I less .I less
cannot keep track of the actual appearance of the screen cannot keep track of the actual appearance of the screen
(since this depends on how the screen responds to (since this depends on how the screen responds to
each type of control character). each type of control character).
Thus, various display problems may result, Thus, various display problems may result,
such as long lines being split in the wrong place. such as long lines being split in the wrong place.
.sp
USE OF THE \-r OPTION IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
.IP "\-R or \-\-RAW-CONTROL-CHARS" .IP "\-R or \-\-RAW-CONTROL-CHARS"
Like \-r, but only ANSI "color" escape sequences and OSC 8 hyperlink Like \-r, but only ANSI "color" escape sequences and OSC 8 hyperlink
sequences are output in "raw" form. sequences are output in "raw" form.
Unlike \-r, the screen appearance is maintained correctly, Unlike \-r, the screen appearance is maintained correctly,
provided that there are no escape sequences in the file provided that there are no escape sequences in the file
other than these types of escape sequences. other than these types of escape sequences.
Color escape sequences are only supported when the color Color escape sequences are only supported when the color
is changed within one line, not across lines. is changed within one line, not across lines.
In other words, the beginning of each line is assumed to be In other words, the beginning of each line is assumed to be
normal (non-colored), regardless of any escape sequences in previous lines. normal (non-colored), regardless of any escape sequences in previous lines.
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