Subject: Re: displaying iso-8859-1 characters naturally with less?
To: John Kohl <>
From: Marc Baudoin <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/24/1998 17:06:57
John Kohl <> écrit :
> Is there a LANG I can set which will tell less(1) to display ISO-8859-1
> characters naturally, and not as <XX> hex codes?
> I tried "fr" but that doesn't work :(

Set the LESSCHARSET environment variable to latin1:

export LESSCHARSET=latin1

Marc Baudoin   -=-   <>