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Re^3: PIPE less

by Crackers2 (Parson)
on Apr 16, 2010 at 18:26 UTC ( #835180=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: PIPE less
in thread PIPE less

For the reason outlined by BrowserUK below, I often like to just dump the help to stdout so I can use (in most terminals) Shift-PgUp and Shift-PgDown to look through it while actually typing the command.

Of course that's still possible either way. Doing something like "program --help | cat" could probably trick less into thinking it's not connected to a terminal.

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