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Avi Greenbury avismailinglistaccount at
Wed Apr 8 10:30:14 UTC 2009

Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> Hi again
> I did man bash | less -i  and typed /PARAMETER EXPANSION it said 
> "Pattern not found"

 From man less:

-i or --ignore-case
	Causes  searches  to ignore case; that is, uppercase and
	lowercase are considered identical.  This option is ignored
	if any uppercase letters appear in the  search pattern;  in
	other  words,  if  a  pattern contains uppercase letters,
	then that search does not ignore case.

         Like -i, but searches ignore case even if the pattern 	
	contains uppercase letters.

Since you used the -i (lower-case i) switch, and provided an argument 
with capital letters, it was a case sensitive search.
You want to either use the -I (upper-case I) switch, or provide a 
lower-case argument.

Avi Greenbury :)

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