[tex-live] Recommendations for viewer_md

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Fri Feb 17 01:01:35 CET 2017

    of examples where with my terminal at least the resulting file
    wasn't readable due to font issues

If you're referring to UTF-8 chars being shown as binary bytes, that's
an actual bug (apparently in less), that there's some hope of dealing
with in texdoc, eventually. 

Meanwhile, I believe a workaround is to set the LESSCHARSET envvar to
"utf-8" (no quotes). Or, I imagine, using a different $PAGER. Although
the less man page claims it does the right thing, actual experience is,
um, at variance :). --best, karl.

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