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ZMORE(1)							      ZMORE(1)

NAME
       zmore - file perusal filter for crt viewing of compressed text

SYNOPSIS
       zmore [ name ...	 ]

DESCRIPTION
       Zmore  is a filter which	allows examination of compressed or plain text
       files one screenful at a	time on	a soft-copy terminal.  zmore works  on
       files  compressed with compress,	pack or	gzip, and also on uncompressed
       files.  If a file does not exist, zmore looks for a file	 of  the  same
       name with the addition of a .gz,	.z or .Z suffix.

       Zmore  normally	pauses	after each screenful, printing --More--	at the
       bottom of the screen.  If the user then types a	carriage  return,  one
       more line is displayed.	If the user hits a space, another screenful is
       displayed.  Other possibilities are enumerated later.

       Zmore looks in the file /usr/share/misc/termcap to  determine  terminal
       characteristics,	and to determine the default window size.  On a	termi-
       nal capable of displaying 24 lines,  the	 default  window  size	is  22
       lines.	To  use	 a  pager other	than the default more, set environment
       variable	PAGER to the name of the desired program, such as less.

       Other sequences which  may  be  typed  when  zmore  pauses,  and	 their
       effects,	 are as	follows	(i is an optional integer argument, defaulting
       to 1) :

       i<space>
	      display i	more lines, (or	another	screenful if  no  argument  is
	      given)

       ^D     display  11  more	lines (a ``scroll'').  If i is given, then the
	      scroll size is set to i.

       d      same as ^D (control-D)

       iz     same as typing a space except that i, if	present,  becomes  the
	      new  window size.	 Note that the window size reverts back	to the
	      default at the end of the	current	file.

       is     skip i lines and print a screenful of lines

       if     skip i screenfuls	and print a screenful of lines

       q or Q quit reading the current file; go	on to the next (if any)

       e or q When the prompt --More--(Next file: file)	is printed, this  com-
	      mand causes zmore	to exit.

       s      When  the	prompt --More--(Next file: file) is printed, this com-
	      mand causes zmore	to skip	the next file and continue.

       =      Display the current line number.

       i/expr search for the i-th occurrence of	the regular  expression	 expr.
	      If  the pattern is not found, zmore goes on to the next file (if
	      any).  Otherwise,	a screenful is displayed, starting  two	 lines
	      before  the  place  where	 the expression	was found.  The	user's
	      erase and	kill characters	 may  be  used	to  edit  the  regular
	      expression.   Erasing  back  past	 the  first column cancels the
	      search command.

       in     search for the i-th occurrence of	the  last  regular  expression
	      entered.

       !command
	      invoke a shell with command.  The	character `!' in "command" are
	      replaced with the	previous shell command.	 The sequence "\!"  is
	      replaced by "!".

       :q or :Q
	      quit  reading the	current	file; go on to the next	(if any) (same
	      as q or Q).

       .      (dot) repeat the previous	command.

       The commands take effect	immediately, i.e., it is not necessary to type
       a carriage return.  Up to the time when the command character itself is
       given, the user may hit the line	kill character to cancel the numerical
       argument	being formed.  In addition, the	user may hit the erase charac-
       ter to redisplay	the --More-- message.

       At any time when	output is being	sent to	the terminal, the user can hit
       the quit	key (normally control-\).  Zmore will stop sending output, and
       will display the	usual --More-- prompt.	The user may then enter	one of
       the above commands in the normal	manner.	 Unfortunately,	some output is
       lost when this is done, due to the fact that any	characters waiting  in
       the terminal's output queue are flushed when the	quit signal occurs.

       The  terminal  is set to	noecho mode by this program so that the	output
       can be continuous.  What	you type will thus not show on your  terminal,
       except for the /	and !  commands.

       If  the	standard  output  is not a teletype, then zmore	acts just like
       zcat, except that a header is printed before each file.

FILES
       /etc/termcap	   Terminal data base

SEE ALSO
       more(1),	gzip(1), zdiff(1), zgrep(1), znew(1), zforce(1), gzexe(1)

								      ZMORE(1)

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