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User Commands                                            print(1)


print - shell built-in function to output characters to the screen or window


ksh print [ -Rnprsu [ n ] ] [ arg ... ]


ksh The shell output mechanism. With no flags or with flag - or -, the arguments are printed on standard output as described by echo(1).


The following options are supported: -n suppresses new-line from being added to the output. -R -r (raw mode) ignore the escape conventions of echo. The -R option will print all subsequent arguments and options other than -n. -p causes the arguments to be written onto the pipe of the process spawned with |& instead of standard out- put. -s causes the arguments to be written onto the history file instead of standard output. -u [ n ] flag can be used to specify a one digit file descrip- tor unit number n on which the output will be placed. The default is 1.


The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful operation. >0 Output file is not open for writing.


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Apr 1994 1 User Commands print(1) ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWcsu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|


echo(1), ksh(1), attributes(5) SunOS 5.8 Last change: 15 Apr 1994 2