Using a Pager

When you use extract, the responses scroll to your screen without any breaks. The Well's conferences are large. If you extract an entire conference, hundreds of screens will scroll past too fast to read. To read what you extract one screen at a time, either:

Use the -m switch, which would go before -b in the example above, or
Put | more at the end of the command: - extract classical | more

Either of these will invoke a pager, a program that lets you read text one page at a time and that gives you the option of interrupting by typing q, for quit, at the end of each page.

If you forget to use a pager, control-C (^C) will break the command.

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