man page search highlights
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Mon May 19 17:23:28 PDT 2003
On 2003-05-20 08:08, Robert Storey <y2kbug at ms25.hinet.net> wrote:
> Once again displaying the ignorance of a Linux refugee/FBSD newbie...
> When viewing man pages, I often use the search feature:
> /searchstring <enter>
> The difference I've noticed between Linux and FBSD is that in Linux, if
> the search string is found, the string is highlighted. I find that a very
> useful feature. Is there some way to enable this function in FBSD man
more(1) doesn't highlight matches.
Set your PAGER to 'less' and it should "just work" :-)
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