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User Commands                                             look(1)

NAME

look - find words in the system dictionary or lines in a sorted list

SYNOPSIS

/usr/bin/look [ -d ] [ -f ] [ -tc ] string [ filename ]

DESCRIPTION

The look command consults a sorted filename and prints all lines that begin with string. If no filename is specified, look uses /usr/share/lib/dict/words with collating sequence -df. look limits the length of a word to search for to 256 char- acters.

OPTIONS

-d Dictionary order. Only letters, digits, TAB and SPACE characters are used in comparisons. -f Fold case. Upper case letters are not distinguished from lower case in comparisons. -tc Set termination character. All characters to the right of c in string are ignored.

FILES

/usr/share/lib/dict/words spelling list

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWesu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

grep(1), sort(1), attributes(5) SunOS 5.8 Last change: 29 Mar 1994 1