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SEQ

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2009
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NAME

seq - print a sequence of numbers  

SYNOPSIS

seq [OPTION]... LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST INCREMENT LAST  

DESCRIPTION

Print numbers from FIRST to LAST, in steps of INCREMENT.

-f, --format=FORMAT
use printf style floating-point FORMAT
-s, --separator=STRING
use STRING to separate numbers (default: \n)
-w, --equal-width
equalize width by padding with leading zeroes
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

If FIRST or INCREMENT is omitted, it defaults to 1. That is, an omitted INCREMENT defaults to 1 even when LAST is smaller than FIRST. FIRST, INCREMENT, and LAST are interpreted as floating point values. INCREMENT is usually positive if FIRST is smaller than LAST, and INCREMENT is usually negative if FIRST is greater than LAST. FORMAT must be suitable for printing one argument of type `double'; it defaults to %.PRECf if FIRST, INCREMENT, and LAST are all fixed point decimal numbers with maximum precision PREC, and to %g otherwise.  

AUTHOR

Written by Ulrich Drepper.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report seq bugs to [email protected]
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for seq is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and seq programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils 'seq invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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