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       zless - file perusal filter for crt viewing of compressed text


       zless [ name ...  ]


       Zless is a filter which allows examination of compressed or plain text files one screenful
       at a time on a soft-copy terminal.  It  is  the  equivalent  of  setting  the  environment
       variable  LESSOPEN  to  '|gzip -cdfq -- %s', and the environment variable LESSMETACHARS to
       '<space><tab><newline>;*?"()<>[|&^`#\$%=~', and then running less.  However, enough people
       seem  to  think that having the command zless available is important to be worth providing


       zmore(1), less(1)


       Zless does not work with compressed data that is  piped  to  it  via  standard  input;  it
       requires that input files be specified as arguments.  To read compressed data from a pipe,
       you can use ...|gunzip|less instead of ...|zless.


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