I open a manpage of some command, and then hit h.
- In the help, for the search part, what does "spanning files" mean?
- What are "files" refereed to?
I search a pattern, and hit n to repeat the previous search. I found there is no difference between n and ESC-n.
SEARCHING /pattern * Search forward for (N-th) matching line. ?pattern * Search backward for (N-th) matching line. n * Repeat previous search (for N-th occurrence). N * Repeat previous search in reverse direction. ESC-n * Repeat previous search, **spanning files**. ESC-N * Repeat previous search, reverse dir. & **spanning files**. ESC-u Undo (toggle) search highlighting. &pattern * Display only matching lines