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Old 08-12-2006, 09:12 AM   #1
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Angry mysql client?????


Is it possible to pause a query on the console when using the mysql client?

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Old 08-13-2006, 08:46 AM   #2
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Try the command "pager less". Output is then routed through "less", so you can page up, down and quit as usual.
 
Old 08-15-2006, 02:49 PM   #3
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Smile Thank you.

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Originally Posted by uselpa
Try the command "pager less". Output is then routed through "less", so you can page up, down and quit as usual.
For a while I thought it was impossible to pause the screen.

I wish this was linked to a keyword like "pause" on the online documentation.

Thanks again.
 
Old 08-15-2006, 03:04 PM   #4
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Well's it's in the online help:
Code:
pu@slackw:~$ mysql
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 1 to server version: 4.1.21

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> help

List of all MySQL commands:
Note that all text commands must be first on line and end with ';'
?         (\?) Synonym for `help'.
clear     (\c) Clear command.
connect   (\r) Reconnect to the server. Optional arguments are db and host.
delimiter (\d) Set query delimiter.
edit      (\e) Edit command with $EDITOR.
ego       (\G) Send command to mysql server, display result vertically.
exit      (\q) Exit mysql. Same as quit.
go        (\g) Send command to mysql server.
help      (\h) Display this help.
nopager   (\n) Disable pager, print to stdout.
notee     (\t) Don't write into outfile.
pager     (\P) Set PAGER [to_pager]. Print the query results via PAGER.
print     (\p) Print current command.
prompt    (\R) Change your mysql prompt.
quit      (\q) Quit mysql.
rehash    (\#) Rebuild completion hash.
source    (\.) Execute an SQL script file. Takes a file name as an argument.
status    (\s) Get status information from the server.
system    (\!) Execute a system shell command.
tee       (\T) Set outfile [to_outfile]. Append everything into given outfile.
use       (\u) Use another database. Takes database name as argument.
charset_name(\C) Switch to another charset. Might be needed for processing binlog.

For server side help, type 'help contents'

mysql>
 
  


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