Allows you to read a file without making changes.
- more README
- shows the README file one screen at a
time. Press return to continue line by line. Press the space
bar to continue screen by screen, or press q to quit. d
will scroll down half a screen length. The prompt will return
when the whole file has been shown.
- less workfile.c
- shows workfile.c in the same
manner as the more command described above, but you can also
back up half a screen with u or back up a whole screen with
b. Other ``vi" commands are available to move around within
the text, search for a string, etc.
- cat info.tex
- shows the file info to the screen all
at once scrolling off the top if there is not enough room in the
window to hold the entire file. The prompt will return after the
end of the file.