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LESSECHO

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Version 436: 07 Jul 2009
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NAME

lessecho - expand metacharacters  

SYNOPSIS

lessecho [-ox] [-cx] [-pn] [-dn] [-mx] [-nn] [-ex] [-a] file ...  

DESCRIPTION

lessecho is a program that simply echos its arguments on standard output. But any argument containing spaces is enclosed in quotes.  

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.
-ox
Specifies "x" to be the open quote character.
-cx
Specifies "x" to be the close quote character.
-pn
Specifies "n" to be the open quote character, as an integer.
-dn
Specifies "n" to be the close quote character, as an integer.
-mx
Specifies "x" to be a metachar.
-nn
Specifies "n" to be a metachar, as an integer.
-ex
Specifies "x" to be the escape char for metachars.
-fn
Specifies "n" to be the escape char for metachars, as an integer.
-a
Specifies that all arguments are to be quoted. The default is that only arguments containing spaces are quoted.
 

SEE ALSO

less(1)  

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Thomas Schoepf <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

Send bug reports or comments to [email protected].  

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE


AvailabilitySUNWless


Interface StabilityVolatile

 

NOTES

Source for less, lesskey and lessecho is available in the SUNWlessS package.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR
ATTRIBUTES
NOTES

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