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[ale] RH 7.2 Echo



Grady Fox writes:
 > In a writing a shell script I discovered that \t will
 > not return a tab to
 > the ECHO output.  The ECHO man page indicates this is
 > the correct parameter.
 > Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

What switches are you passing echo.  It works for me with the -e switch.

[998] hirsch>echo "a\tb"
a\tb
[999] hirsch>echo -e "a\tb"
a       b
[1000] hirsch>

--Michael


 > Thanks in Advance,
 > Jay
 > 
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