annoying truncation @ 80th column with less

Erika Pacholleck pchllck at
Fri Mar 1 02:51:56 PST 2002

[01.03.02 05:12 +0100] Peter Schütze <-- :
> when piping something into less with more than 80 columns per line
> (like `ps > aux` usually should have) inside a xterm window which
> is a lot wider, then those lines are all truncated after the 80th
> char... :(

You might want to try ps with the -w option which will produce wide
output (means wrap the rest after 80 to the next line).
Erika Pacholleck
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