Projects / lazyread


Lazyread auto-scrolls files or command output to the screen. It features different scroll modes, configurable scroll speed and colors, the ability to pause, the ability to search, and more. It can render text, HTML, PDF, gzip, tar, zip, ar, bzip2, MS-Word, nroff (man pages), binary executables, directories, .deb, .so, .rpm, piped output from other programs, and more. It's an auto-scroller, pager, and e-book reader all in one.

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Recent releases

  •  02 Feb 2003 15:16

    Release Notes: Support for more file types was added. The program now has full control over piped output. Command line processing was improved. Long name truncation and internal word-wrapping features were added. More information is now displayed. More color modes were added.

    •  24 Jan 2003 22:07

      Release Notes: This release has correct page counting, resizing terminal size support, cleaned up date and external editor code, and documentation updates.

      •  21 Jan 2003 13:57

        Release Notes: The code was made safer. More color options were added. UI enhancements were made.

        •  22 Jul 2002 12:55

          Release Notes: Some known bugs were fixed, and a word wrap script was added.

          •  26 Jun 2002 07:58

            Release Notes: Terminal size is now determined instead of assumed as being 25 lines. A new information screen prints statistics such as file name, size, and the different modes. Color support was added, and an external editor can be spawned to edit files. Some other display adjustments were made for better viewing, and upgrading is recommended.

            Recent comments

            22 Jul 2002 10:13 cypherpunks

            It really should be called 'wankread' instead.


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