Tuesday, April 08, 2008

echo Command

Use echo command to display text or value of variable.

echo [options] [string, variables...]
Displays text or variables value on screen.
-n Do not output the trailing new line.
-e Enable interpretation of the following backslash escaped characters in the strings:
\a alert (bell)
\b backspace
\c suppress trailing new line
\n new line
\r carriage return
\t horizontal tab
\\ backslash