using Less commands
steve at holmesgrown.com
Tue Jan 27 06:39:53 EST 2004
It sounds like you might benefit from using emacs. Yes, it is a
powerful and that often means complex, editor but you can bookmark
your positions in multiple places and save them from one session to
the next. Its a bit much to try and explain here but if you get into
the info pages for emacs and look at the section on registers, you
will find it. It works on read-only situations like info pages as
well as files being edited.
I know nothing about joe editor.
On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 08:59:45PM -0500, Ed Thurston wrote:
> Hello Steve,
> you were right on the money! It worked fine that way and unfortunately I
> learned by trying it out that the mark is not saved after the computer
> reboots, so will probably just use an editor like Joe to read long files
> and just insert symbols in the text at the point where I would want to
> resume reading at a later date. I could use the find command to find the
> Many thanks for your assistance with this problem.
> Do you know if there is any way to get Joe to read more than a page at a
> time. This would greatly speed up reading long documents.
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