Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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echo - display a line of text
Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.
do not output the trailing newline
enable interpretation of backslash escapes
disable interpretation of backslash escapes (default)
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
If -e is in effect, the following sequences are recognized:
the character whose ASCII code is NNN (octal)
suppress trailing newline
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of echo, which usually supersedes
the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation
for details about the options it supports.
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