Manage Output at the ---(more)--- Prompt
If the output is longer than the screen length, it appears one screen at a time with the UNIX ---(more)-- prompt at the end of the screen. The ---(more)--- prompt indicates that more output is available. The following table lists the keyboard sequences you can use at the --(more)--- prompt.
Table 1: Keyboard Shortcuts at the ---(more)--- Prompt
Enter, Return, k, Ctrl+m, Ctrl+n, or down arrow
Scroll down one line.
Tab, d, Ctrl+d, or Ctrl+x
Scroll down one-half screen.
Space or Ctrl+f
Scroll down one whole screen.
Ctrl+e or g
Scroll down to the bottom of the output.
n (or no-more)
Display the output all at once instead of one screen at a time.
j, Ctrl-h, Ctrl-p, or up arrow
Scroll up one line.
u or Ctrl-u
Scroll up one-half screen.
b or Ctrl-b
Scroll up one whole screen.
Ctrl-a or g
Scroll up to the bottom of the output.
Search forward for a string.
Search backward for a string.
Repeat previous search for a string.
m or M (or | match string)
Find a text string. You are prompted for the string to match
e or E (or | except string)
Find, ignoring a text string. You are prompted for the string to ignore.
Ctrl-C, q, Q, or Ctrl-k
Interrupt the display of output.
H (Same as specifying | hold)
Hold the CLI at the —more- prompt after displaying all output.
c or C
Clear any match conditions and display the complete output.
Redraw the output on the screen.
s or S (or | save filename)
Save the command output to a file. You are prompted for a filename.