Support for incremental search in less

Bug #905875 reported by Ibrahim M. Ghazal on 2011-12-18
This bug affects 3 people
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less (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Less doesn't support incremental search (also known as search-as-you-type). Something like vim's "set incsearch" option would be very useful.

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in less (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Suraj N. Kurapati (sunaku) wrote :

This patch adds incremental search to GNU less(1) through a `-Y` command line option:

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