Reading man pages with Preview

Reading the man pages in the terminal are really boring, specially using up, down, space, “/” keys.

Using Mac Os X is possible to read the man pages in Preview.

Just put this code into yours .bash_profile / .profile file and be happy :)

pman() { man -t “$@” | open -f -a Preview; }

after restarting the bash, just use the pman command rather the usual man.

Just explaining:

the -t option gets the content of the man page and puts it in the stdout, where will be read by the open and opened in the Preview.

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