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MORE(1)			  BSD General Commands Manual		       MORE(1)

     more -- file perusal filter for crt viewing

     more [-dlfpcsu] [-num] [+/	pattern] [+ linenum] [file ...]

     More is a filter for paging through text one screenful at a time.	This
     version is	especially primitve.  Users should realize that	less(1)	pro-
     vides more(1) emulation and extensive enhancements.

     Command line options are described	below.	Options	are also taken from
     the environment variable MORE (make sure to precede them with a dash
     (``-'')) but command line options will override them.

     -num  This	option specifies an integer which is the screen	size (in

     -d	   more	will prompt the	user with the message "[Press space to con-
	   tinue, 'q' to quit.]" and will display "[Press 'h' for instruc-
	   tions.]" instead of ringing the bell	when an	illegal	key is

     -l	   more	usually	treats ^L (form	feed) as a special character, and will
	   pause after any line	that contains a	form feed.  The	-l option will
	   prevent this	behavior.

     -f	   Causes more to count	logical, rather	than screen lines (i.e., long
	   lines are not folded).

     -p	   Do not scroll.  Instead, clear the whole screen and then display
	   the text.

     -c	   Do not scroll.  Instead, paint each screen from the top, clearing
	   the remainder of each line as it is displayed.

     -s	   Squeeze multiple blank lines	into one.

     -u	   Suppress underlining.

     +/	   The +/ option specifies a string that will be searched for before
	   each	file is	displayed.

     +num  Start at line number	num.

     Interactive commands for more are based on	vi(1).	Some commands may be
     preceded by a decimal number, called k in the descriptions	below.	In the
     following descriptions, ^X	means control-X.

     h or ?	 Help: display a summary of these commands.  If	you forget all
		 the other commands, remember this one.

     SPACE	 Display next k	lines of text.	Defaults to current screen

     z		 Display next k	lines of text.	Defaults to current screen
		 size.	Argument becomes new default.

     RETURN	 Display next k	lines of text.	Defaults to 1.	Argument be-
		 comes new default.

     d or ^D	 Scroll	k lines.  Default is current scroll size, initially
		 11.  Argument becomes new default.

     q or Q or INTERRUPT

     s		 Skip forward k	lines of text.	Defaults to 1.

     f		 Skip forward k	screenfuls of text.  Defaults to 1.

     b or ^B	 Skip backwards	k screenfuls of	text.  Defaults	to 1.  Only
		 works with files, not pipes.

     '		 Go to place where previous search started.

     =		 Display current line number.

     /pattern	 Search	for kth	occurrence of regular expression.  Defaults to

     n		 Search	for kth	occurrence of last r.e.	 Defaults to 1.

     !<cmd> or :!<cmd>
		 Execute <cmd> in a subshell

     v		 Start up an editor at current line.  The editor is taken from
		 the environment variable VISUAL if defined, or	EDITOR if VIS-
		 UAL is	not defined, or	defaults to "vi" if neither VISUAL nor
		 EDITOR	is defined.

     ^L		 Redraw	screen

     :n		 Go to kth next	file.  Defaults	to 1.

     :p		 Go to kth previous file.  Defaults to 1.

     :f		 Display current file name and line number

     .		 Repeat	previous command

     More utilizes the following environment variables,	if they	exist:

     MORE	 This variable may be set with favored options to more.

     SHELL	 Current shell in use (normally	set by the shell at login

     TERM	 Specifies terminal type, used by more to get the terminal
		 characteristics necessary to manipulate the screen.

     vi(1) less(1)

     Eric Shienbrood, UC Berkeley
     Modified by Geoff Peck, UCB to add	underlining, single spacing
     Modified by John Foderaro,	UCB to add -c and MORE environment variable

     The more command appeared in 3.0BSD.  This	man page documents more	ver-
     sion 5.19 (Berkeley 6/29/88), which is currently in use in	the Linux com-
     munity.  Documentation was	produced using several other versions of the
     man page, and extensive inspection	of the source code.

Linux 0.98		       December	25, 1992		    Linux 0.98


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