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Re: joe 128+ ASCII characters (was Re: EURO patch)

(Sorry for the delayed reply; I'm just catching up on debian-devel...)

t.landschoff@gmx.net (Torsten Landschoff) wrote:
>On Sun, Nov 29, 1998 at 12:00:06AM -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
>>     But there's the catch, to display raw upper-ASCII one must also display
>> raw lower-ASCII.  
>Gotcha! RTFM - try export LESSCHARSET=latin1. I really dislike less as itis
>in Debian. I was used to the SuSE-Version which automatically formats
>groff-files, unpacks gzip-files, show german umlaut's correctly and so on...

RTFM to you, too (/usr/doc/less/LESSOPEN.gz, in fact)...  Try this:

  eval $(lesspipe)
  export LESSCHARSET=latin1

I also use:

  export LESS=-M
  export PAGER='less -ic'


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