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       zmore - file perusal filter for crt viewing of compressed text


       zmore [ name ...  ]


       The zmore command is a filter which allows examination of compressed or
       plain text files one screenful at a time on a soft-copy terminal.   The
       zmore  command  works  on files compressed with compress, pack or gzip,
       and also on uncompressed files.  If a file does not exist, zmore  looks
       for  a  file of the same name with the addition of a .gz, .z or .Z suf-

       The zmore  command  normally  pauses  after  each  screenful,  printing
       --More--  at  the  bottom of the screen.  If the user then types a car-
       riage return, one more line is displayed.  If the user  hits  a  space,
       another  screenful  is  displayed.   Other possibilities are enumerated

       The zmore command looks in the file /etc/termcap to determine  terminal
       characteristics, and to determine the default window size.  On a termi-
       nal capable of displaying 24 lines,  the  default  window  size  is  22
       lines.   To  use  a  pager other than the default more, set environment
       variable PAGER to the name of the desired program, such as less.

       Other sequences which  may  be  typed  when  zmore  pauses,  and  their
       effects,  are as follows (i is an optional integer argument, defaulting
       to 1) :

              display i more lines, (or another screenful if  no  argument  is

       ^D     display  11  more lines (a ``scroll'').  If i is given, then the
              scroll size is set to i.

       d      same as ^D (control-D)

       iz     same as typing a space except that i, if  present,  becomes  the
              new window size.

       is     skip i lines and print a screenful of lines

       if     skip i screenfuls and print a screenful of lines

       q or Q Quit.

       =      Display the current line number.

       i/expr search  for  the i-th occurrence of the regular expression expr.
              The user's erase and kill characters may be  used  to  edit  the
              regular  expression.  Erasing back past the first column cancels
              the search command.

       in     search for the i-th occurrence of the  last  regular  expression

              invoke  a shell with command.  The character `!' in "command" is
              replaced with the previous shell command.  The sequence "\!"  is
              replaced by "!".

       :q or :Q
              Quit (same as q or Q).

       .      (dot) repeat the previous command.

       The commands take effect immediately, i.e., it is not necessary to type
       a carriage return.  Up to the time when the command character itself is
       given, the user may hit the line kill character to cancel the numerical
       argument being formed.  In addition, the user may hit the erase charac-
       ter to redisplay the --More-- message.

       At any time when output is being sent to the terminal, the user can hit
       the quit key (normally control-\).  The zmore command will stop sending
       output,  and will display the usual --More-- prompt.  The user may then
       enter one of the above commands in the normal  manner.   Unfortunately,
       some output is lost when this is done, due to the fact that any charac-
       ters waiting in the terminal's output queue are flushed when  the  quit
       signal occurs.

       The  terminal  is set to noecho mode by this program so that the output
       can be continuous.  What you type will thus not show on your  terminal,
       except for the / and !  commands.

       If  the  standard  output  is not a teletype, then zmore acts just like
       zcat, except that a header is printed before each file if there is more
       than one file.


              Terminal data base


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