man quits back to the prompt after CTRL-G
roberthuff at rcn.com
Wed Oct 14 01:44:48 UTC 2009
Chris Stankevitz writes:
> Please try this:
> 1. at the prompt type "man man" to get the man manual page.
> 2. press CTRL-G to to to the bottom of the document
> 3. press k to scroll up one line
> You'll notice you cannot perform step 3 because man "quits back
> to the prompt after CTRL-G".
> Question: How can I make man not "quit back to the prompt after
On my system, the result of (1) and (2) is the screen remains
at the first page of output and
lines 1-34 byte 1821 (press RETURN)
appears at the bottom of the screen in reverse video.
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