[TUHS] pre-more pager?

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Thu Nov 9 08:58:28 AEST 2017


> In the meantime, how did folks page through text like man sh

Chuckle. "Text like man sh" wasn't very long back then.
.,.20p was quite an effective pager. It could go backward,
and it didn't wipe out the screen (which can destroy the
record of the problem that caused you to consult a reference).
I still do it from time to time.

Doug


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