more -- file perusal filter for crt viewing


more is as specified in the SUS but with differences as listed below.



specifies an integer which is the screen size (in lines).


prompts user with the message "[Press space to continue, 'q' to quit.]" and will display "[Press 'h' for instructions.]" instead of ringing the bell when an illegal key is pressed.


has implementation-dependent behavior.


prevents the typical behavior where more treats ^L (form feed) as a special character and pauses after any line that contains a form feed.


has implementation-dependent behavior.


counts logical, rather than screen lines (i.e., long lines are not folded).


has implementation-dependent behavior.


does not scroll. Instead, clear the whole screen and then display the text.


specifies a string that will be searched for before each file is displayed.


starts at line number num.