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Old 05-10-2007, 10:55 PM   #1
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Viewing 132 column using "less" command


If I view 132 column report using "less" command on the dumb terminal, the part of the line exceeding the width of the terminal gets folded to next line. What is the command to compress 132 column to be wiewed in a single line using "less" command ?

Using command "more" , with -f option , it is possible to view the 132 column report in a single line. But with command "less" I wish to view in the same way. Kindly suggest.
 
Old 05-11-2007, 12:00 AM   #2
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--chop-long-lines

It is in the man page.
 
Old 05-11-2007, 10:37 PM   #3
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Thankyou for your help. I am using -S option of linux for trimming the long lines and using the right arrow key to view the remaining trimmed lines on the right side.
 
  


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