les is a pager program similar to less and more, with several improved features.
les allows keyboard commands while loading the file. It closes the program when Ctrl-C is pressed. les will also wrap a line at word boundaries.
This is free and open source software.
- List of tabs when opening multiple files.
- Status bar – shows information like the filename, line numbers, and the file size.
- Unicode support
- Searches – all matches are highlighted in blue, the one you are up to is highlighted in green.
- Man pages – set your man page output to be piped through les.
- Git diff – les can be your git diff viewer.
- Files opened in les are processed through the lespipe script. This allows the program to print out the contents of tar files or decompress gziped files on the fly.
- Mousewheel scroll.
- Recent files list.
- Resume at your last position.
- Load forever option.
Developer: Jacob Gelbman
License: GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0
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