Pagination in mysql CLI
Ever wonder how to scroll upwards in mysl resultset ?
What if your terminal doesn’t allow scrollback or the scrollback buffer is somehow set to sreen lines ?
How to use MORE or LESS unix commands in mysql which would allow to scroll using ‘return’ or ’spacebar’
Follow the steps given below:
mysql –page uuser -p [Invoke mysql using the --page command] mysql> pager less [set the pager to use less] mysql> select * from table_name [run your query]
This also works under the unix ’screen’ terminal emulation