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less invocation forms

To show file from line 15
less +15 file
To highlight only the matched string, and not all matches
less -g file
If the input is a pipe, its shown *and* copied to file
cat something | less -o file

less command keys

Marks the current position with letter
m <letter>
Returns to the position marked by letter
' <letter>
Show info on file being seen

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