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Re: [SLUG] man pages without the colour
- To: Daniel Bush <bush.daniel@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] man pages without the colour
- From: Matthew Hannigan <mlh@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2005 00:03:20 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 10:13:03PM +1100, Daniel Bush wrote:
> Thanks Ken.
> I forgot about directly piping it like that.
> But I still got the colour in less. I was stumped for a while before trying
> my famous sed mangling-script again:
> man xyz | sed -e 's/.^H//g' | less
> and lo! crisp white manpages did materialise before me!
> Ugly hack though.
I think the standard thing to use is
It has roughly the same effect as that sed.