[kwlug-disc] 'less' without line wrapping?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Thu Aug 15 11:31:43 EDT 2013


 -S or --chop-long-lines

You can set the LESS= variable to have that in your env so as not to type
it on every  invocation.


On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 10:13 AM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:

> Seems to me 'more' used to (but doesn't any more) not by default wrap
> lines, and let me scroll horizontally - if I cared.
>
> Whether it did or not ...
>
> How can I less things and not have lines wrapped? (Without setting a
> terminal window a few thousand characters wide.)
>
> [Reading an rsync log gives a good example of why one might want to do
> this!]
>
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