Re: man files to text editor
On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 02:14:48AM +0100, Jan Minar wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 12:50:54AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 12:41:41AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > > The '--pager cat' continues to be unnecessary here; $COLUMNS is still
> > > honoured. I prefer using the special-purpose $MANWIDTH for this, though.
> > >
> > > Narrowing the page does work even if man's output is a terminal.
> > Looking at the code, a clarification: narrowing the page works if you
> > use $MANWIDTH to do it, but not if you use $COLUMNS. It might be
> Neither works; man-db 2.3.20-18.woody.4.
Make sure you have no saved cat pages and try again? (A different line
length *should* bypass cat pages, but ...)
Colin Watson [email@example.com]