man quits back to the prompt after CTRL-G
freebsd at celestial.com
Wed Oct 14 14:13:01 UTC 2009
On Tue, Oct 13, 2009, Chris Stankevitz wrote:
> Bill Campbell wrote:
>> The -e and -E options to less control this. You want neither of
>> these specified if you don't want to have less automatically exit
>> at end-of-file. The ``-e'' option causes it to exit the second
>> time it hits eof while ``-E'' exits the first time.
> Thank you for your explanation. I hope to find that my PAGER
> environment variable is "less -E". If so, I will drop the -E.
You probably also want the ``-r'' option which I think gets less
to properly highlight the nroff things like bold.
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