man quits back to the prompt after CTRL-G

Robert Huff roberthuff at
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
>  CTRL-G"?

	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.

				Robert Huff

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