Section (1) echo


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Name

echo — display a line of text

Synopsis

echo [SHORT−OPTION...] [STRING...]

echo LONG−OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.

−n

do not output the trailing newline

−e

enable interpretation of backslash escapes

−E

disable interpretation of backslash escapes (default)

−−help

display this help and exit

−−version

output version information and exit

If −e is in effect, the following sequences are recognized:

\

backslash

a

alert (BEL)



backspace

c

produce no further output

e

escape

f

form feed

new line

carriage return

horizontal tab

v

vertical tab

NNN

byte with octal value NNN (1 to 3 digits)

xHH

byte with hexadecimal value HH (1 to 2 digits)

[Note] Note

Your shell may have its own version of echo, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell_zsingle_quotesz_s documentation for details about the options it supports.

AUTHOR

Written by Brian Fox and Chet Ramey.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

SEE ALSO

Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/echo>

or available locally via: info _zsingle_quotesz_(coreutils) echo invocation_zsingle_quotesz_

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2019 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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.