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Re: [Groff] groff man page blank

From: Robert D. Goulding
Subject: Re: [Groff] groff man page blank
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 19:56:24 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Zoong PHAM wrote:

> Thanks Tadziu and Werner for your help,
> I tried the above routine in the installation directory.
> Now the outputs of "man groff" or "man grops" and others that
> groff-1.18.1 installed contain control characters
> like ESC[1m for bold, etc.
You need to use less -R.  I have in my .bash_profile the line

export LESS=-isR

which works.  Note that you also have to have a fairly up-to-date version
of less - mine is version 374, and I had to update from the version
distributed with RedHat.  IIRC, `more' works as is.


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