view compressed files
is a filter that allows the viewing of files
compressed with Lempel-Ziv encoding. Such files generally have a
“Z” or “gz” extension (both the
supported). Any flags
that are specified are
passed to more(1)
is equivalent to
as a pager
instead of more(1)
When multiple files are specified, zmore
at the end of each file and present the following prompt to the user:
prev_file (END) - Next: next_file
is the file that was just displayed
is the next file to be displayed.
The following keys are recognized at the prompt:
- quit zmore.
- skip the next file (or exit if the next file is the
If no files are specified, zmore
will read from the
standard input. In this mode zmore
compression since there is no suffix on which to make a decision.