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-.TH LESS 1 "Version 415: 15 Nov 2007"
+.TH LESS 1 "Version 416: 22 Nov 2007"
less \- opposite of more
@@ -462,7 +462,7 @@ By default 64K of buffer space is used for each file
The \-b option specifies instead that \fIn\fP kilobytes of
buffer space should be used for each file.
If \fIn\fP is \-1, buffer space is unlimited; that is,
-the entire file is read into memory.
+the entire file can be read into memory.
.IP "\-B or \-\-auto-buffers"
By default, when data is read from a pipe,
buffers are allocated automatically as needed.
@@ -473,7 +473,7 @@ so that only 64K
(or the amount of space specified by the \-b option)
is used for the pipe.
Warning: use of \-B can result in erroneous display, since only the
-most recently viewed part of the file is kept in memory;
+most recently viewed part of the piped data is kept in memory;
any earlier data is lost.
.IP "\-c or \-\-clear-screen"
Causes full screen repaints to be painted from the top line down.
@@ -555,9 +555,9 @@ the pattern contains uppercase letters.
.IP "\-j\fIn\fP or \-\-jump-target=\fIn\fP"
Specifies a line on the screen where the "target" line
is to be positioned.
-A target line is the object of a text search,
-tag search, jump to a line number,
-jump to a file percentage, or jump to a marked position.
+The target line is the line specified by any command to
+search for a pattern, jump to a line number,
+jump to a file percentage or jump to a tag.
The screen line may be specified by a number: the top line on the screen
is 1, the next is 2, and so on.
The number may be negative to specify a line relative to the bottom
@@ -569,10 +569,11 @@ screen, .3 is three tenths down from the first line, and so on.
If the line is specified as a fraction, the actual line number
is recalculated if the terminal window is resized, so that the
target line remains at the specified fraction of the screen height.
-If the \-j option is used, searches begin at the line immediately
-after the target line.
+If any form of the \-j option is used,
+forward searches begin at the line immediately after the target line,
+and backward searches begin at the target line.
For example, if "\-j4" is used, the target line is the
-fourth line on the screen, so searches begin at the fifth line
+fourth line on the screen, so forward searches begin at the fifth line
on the screen.
.IP "\-J or \-\-status-column"
Displays a status column at the left edge of the screen.
@@ -597,6 +598,8 @@ to exit immediately when an interrupt character (usually ^C) is typed.
Normally, an interrupt character causes
.I less
to stop whatever it is doing and return to its command prompt.
+Note that use of this option makes it impossible to return to the
+command prompt from the "F" command.
.IP "\-L or \-\-no-lessopen"
Ignore the LESSOPEN environment variable
(see the INPUT PREPROCESSOR section below).