Did you know there is an info command, that often gives you way more in-depth information than simple man pages? It's super good:

- obscure so you can feel good about using it
- doesn't use regular pager so you have to learn how to use it every time
- intuitive interface (pictured)


In all seriousness, though: Did you know you can add syntax highlighting to your man pages? It makes them much easier to read, at least for me, because the colour highlights commands and flags and sections. This is how you'd do it with less as pager and zsh as shell, but you can do it with all shells and all pagers worth bothering. github.com/rixx/dotfiles/blob/

@rixx I've been using it for a few months and I love it

@wasamasa @rixx Gah, on my work system where I run mintty/bash on Windows 10, man doesn't apply colours so if I set all these environment variables all I get is a colored status bar at the bottom. :(

@kensanata @rixx Windows is pain, nothing new here. Meanwhile I've discovered the true awfulness of JScript, its standards compliance is that low it doesn't support string subscription syntax, only the equivalent charAt function.

@rixx I got it but don't remember enabling it, not sure why...

Usually use a little script, and then open the file with javascript.
man -Hcat $@ > $FILE
A (entirely needless) disadvantage is that `-` is replaced with `−` botching copy-pasting...

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