Man page of LESSECHO
Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Version 436: 07 Jul 2009
Return to Main Contents
lessecho - expand metacharacters
[-ox] [-cx] [-pn] [-dn] [-mx] [-nn] [-ex] [-a] file ...
is a program that simply echos its arguments on standard output.
But any argument containing spaces is enclosed in quotes.
A summary of options is included below.
Specifies "x" to be the open quote character.
Specifies "x" to be the close quote character.
Specifies "n" to be the open quote character, as an integer.
Specifies "n" to be the close quote character, as an integer.
Specifies "x" to be a metachar.
Specifies "n" to be a metachar, as an integer.
Specifies "x" to be the escape char for metachars.
Specifies "n" to be the escape char for metachars, as an integer.
Specifies that all arguments are to be quoted.
The default is that only arguments containing spaces are quoted.
This manual page was written by Thomas Schoepf <email@example.com>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
Send bug reports or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
for descriptions of the following attributes:
|ATTRIBUTE TYPE||ATTRIBUTE VALUE|
Source for less, lesskey and lessecho is available in the SUNWlessS package.
- SEE ALSO
This document was created by
using the manual pages.
Time: 02:39:22 GMT, October 02, 2010