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While displaying more than one file with more, I don't want to display filenames along with the contents.

I only need to display the contents of the file. Is there any way to escape the filenames?

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Trivial

cat file1 file2 file3 ... filen | more
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partmaps.org/era/unix/award.html Useless use of cat award! –  Rob Apr 10 '12 at 12:36
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@Rob Really? cat concatenates the files. What else do you suggest? –  slhck Apr 10 '12 at 13:48
    
I don't know how I missed the "Don't display filenames". I think I opened it in a new tab, forgot about it, came back to it and skimmed. –  Rob Apr 10 '12 at 15:05
cat file1 file2 | more

This is what you are looking for.

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partmaps.org/era/unix/award.html Useless use of cat award! –  Rob Apr 10 '12 at 12:36
    
I don't know how I missed the "Don't display filenames". I think I opened it in a new tab, forgot about it, came back to it and skimmed. –  Rob Apr 10 '12 at 15:05

more "filename with space" "filenames" filename\ also\ with\ spaces and.one.more.file is all you need, but you might consider using less instead of more. They say less is more.

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That is not his question. –  Daniel Andersson Apr 10 '12 at 12:45
    
+1 for suggesting the right tool for the job. Especially when the tool is as widespread as less. –  l0b0 Apr 10 '12 at 12:49
    
Missed the "Don't want to display filename" in the question. Not sure how. –  Rob Apr 10 '12 at 14:42

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