eless 0.3 Use Emacs as a paginator

eless provides a combination of Bash script and a minimal Emacs view-mode.


  • Independent of a user’s Emacs config.

  • Customizable via the (locate-user-emacs-file "elesscfg") config.

  • Not require an Emacs server to be already running.

  • Syntax highlighting.

  • Org-mode file rendering.

  • man page viewer.

  • Info viewer.

  • Dired, wdired, (batch edit symbolic links).

  • Colored diffs, git diff, git log, ls with auto ANSI detection.

  • Filter log files lines matching a regexp.

  • Auto-revert log files similar to tail -f.

  • Quickly change frame and font sizes.