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Related to this question: How can I get file information in 'less' like with 'man'?

Is there a way to ask less to suck in a whole stream to EOF (or at least to some size limit) so that, when it's being used to read from a pipe, it can still give location in the prompt as a percentage?

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Pass it +G1G so that it scrolls to the end (and loads the stream) and then scrolls back to the beginning.

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