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Re: Searching manpages for option codes, e.g. "--all"
On 2011-11-29, carolus wrote:
> On 11/29/2011 5:13 PM, Gary Johnson wrote:
> Man pages were being formatted with some sort of Unicode
> >hyphen or dash character in place of the ASCII hyphen.
> Not sure that is the same problem. What happens if you search for
> --all in man ls? For me, the display looks OK, but the search
> doesn't work.
The display scrolls so that the line
is at the top of the screen and the string "--a" is highlighted in
reverse video in that line and in the lines
Typing 'n' scrolls the display so that the "-A, --almost-all" line
is at the top.
Does searching for a string that doesn't include hyphens work?
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