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What is it?
less-mode.el is a minor mode for GNU Emacs / XEmacs that replaces
view-mode. It is distributed under the GNU General Public License.
Why was it written?
less-mode.el was written before I knew about view-mode. Most of the
functionality supplied by less-mode could probably be hacked into
view-mode with some new keybindings.
less-mode.el simply allows you to scroll through the current buffer
as if you were viewing it in the
- Buffer is read only while active.
- Keybindings just like less...almost, see below.
- Search matches are highlighted.
- Works on GNU Emacs (including NT Emacs) and XEmacs.
- Keybindings 'n' and 'p' are not quite exactly like less...
I've got more work to do here.
The download links are below. Installation instructions are at the top of
the file. I highly suggest you read all the comments at the top of the
file so that you fully understand all of less-mode's features. I do ask
that if you add any features or fix any bugs that you
e-mail me your changes. If you find
any bugs, send them to me along with information about what version of
emacs you are using. Maybe I'll get around to fixing them...
Download the latest version (1.0):