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.Dd January 03, 2017
.Dt DVTM-PAGER 1
.Os dvtm VERSION
.Sh NAME
.Nm dvtm-pager
.Nd select apropriate pager for dvtm
.
.
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.
.Nm
ARGS...
.
.
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.
.Nm
is an utility used by the
.Xr dvtm 1
terminal multiplexer to display its scrollback history using a suitable pager.
.Pp
The invoked pager is expected to display the data sent to its standard input.
The data stream might contain ANSI color escape sequence.
All command line arguments are forwarded verbatim.
.Xr dvtm 1
uses this to adjust the initial view port by passing
.Sy +n ,
meaning the start of line
.Sy n
should be displayed.
.
.
.Sh ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
.
.Nm
will try to find the preferred pager by checking these variables in order:
.
.Bl -tag -width indent
.It Ev DVTM_PAGER
Permitting to invoke a pager specific to dvtm, or set particular flags such as
.Fl R
for
.Xr less 1 .
.
.It Ev PAGER
Falling back to the default pager.
.El
.Pp
If none of these variables are set,
.Xr less 1
is used.
.
.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.
.Xr less 1 ,
.Xr dvtm 1 ,
.Xr dvtm-editor 1
.
.
.Sh AUTHOR
.
dvtm is written by
.An Marc André Tanner Aq Mt mat at brain-dump.org