When using the
more tool (this works with
less, also, and
less is generally more useful; you can scroll backwards and forwards with
less), you can press “
v” to start editing the file, in
vi, at the line you are currently viewing.
This works on Linux and Solaris; please confirm on other OSes as appropriate, though I would assume that what works on
more on Solaris, will work on
less on just about any OS.
This makes using
less far more powerful than before, and a new way into