Man page of SEQ
Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2009
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seq - print a sequence of numbers
[OPTION]... FIRST LAST
[OPTION]... FIRST INCREMENT LAST
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
display this help and exit
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.
Written by Ulrich Drepper.
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 © 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.
The full documentation for
is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
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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Time: 03:41:17 GMT, September 24, 2010