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Re: does (setq Man-switches "-a") work?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: does (setq Man-switches "-a") work?
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 12:37:44 +0200

> Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 11:25:34 +0100
> From: Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor 
> <>
> > Did you try "C-h m" and look for a command to
> > go to the next page?
> I thought the option would make it appear all
> in one page (i.e. one Emacs buffer), as the
> man(1) pager (/usr/bin/man) does with that
> option in the shell for Unix users.

I guess we display "page 1 of N" to make it clear that's not so.

> Does Emacs invoke an external pager or does it
> happen in-house?

The latter.

> If so (in-house), what switches are supported? If not, what pager is
> used?

There's no pager involved, so I don't understand what switches could
be relevant here.  See Man-goto-page for how the paging is done.

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