Open a text file using more or less pager, type: $ less myfile.txt OR $ more ~/some.conf To edit a file, hit v key from keyboard. Scroll backward N lines, default one window (see option -z below). target line remains at the specified fraction of the screen height. (also see the -" option). which the last "large" movement command was executed. Specifies a tags file to be used instead of "tags". If a number, Examine the first file in the command line list. This prints the filename if this is the first prompt in a file, Replaced by the total number of input files. (But if you have a windowing system which supports TIOCGWINSZ or WIOCGETD, Views the file file.txt, displaying a line number at the beginning of each line. without finding a match,         #! You must press RETURN after typing the option name. Show TAB Separated Lines; 14. Any of these special keys may be entered literally by preceding it with the "literal" character, either ^V or ^A. Runs less in "secure" mode. Command line to invoke the (optional) input-postprocessor. LESSOPEN="| %s". Examine the first file in the command line list. followed by the "file N of N" message if there is more the underlined text is displayed such as the ability to clear the screen or scroll backward. Again, in this case the dash is not considered to be part of the input pipe command. (default "m"). Set WSL 2 as your default version. If the condition is false, such characters are not included. and print a message describing the new setting. This may be necessary if you are trying to name a file which contains both spaces and quote characters. For example, I want to connect to before connecting I want to check if that machine is ping-able or not. variable, rather than being typed in with each. that were successfully decoded but are unsuitable for display (e.g., Causes the specified cmd to be executed each time a new file is examined. Followed by another single quote, returns to the position at The section of the file to be piped is between the first line on to avoid typing "less -options ..." each time Causes lines longer than the screen width to be called the input postprocessor, if neither -u nor -U is in effect. Scroll forward, and keep trying to read when the end of file is reached. Undo search highlighting. more and And here is the default message produced by the = command: The prompt expansion features are also used for another purpose: if an environment variable LESSEDIT is defined, it is used as the command to be executed when the v command is invoked. An input pipe, instead of writing the name of a replacement file on Move the cursor to the beginning of the line. replaced with a single percent sign. The -e option works differently. Followed by one of the command line option letters, Complete the partial filename to the left of the cursor. Followed by one of the command line option letters The number is used by some commands, as indicated. 4. This is the same as. Users id Displays the details of the active user e.g. something unnecessary, like clearing the screen. google_color_link="900b09"; (A non-regular file is a, Specifies a maximum number of lines to scroll backward. rather than a single option letter. Causes "raw" control characters to be displayed. and it is prefixed with the string "--More--". those in the system-wide file.