echo [SHORT-OPTION]... [STRING]...
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
output version information and exit
If -e is in effect, the following sequences are recognized:
\a alert (BEL)
\c produce no further output
\f form feed
\n new line
\r carriage return
\t horizontal tab
\v vertical tab
\0NNN byte with octal value NNN (1 to 3 digits)
\xHH byte with hexadecimal value HH (1 to 2 digits)
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of echo, which usually super-
sedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's docu-
mentation for details about the options it supports.
Written by Brian Fox and Chet Ramey.
Report echo bugs to email@example.com
the info and echo programs are properly installed at your site, the
info coreutils 'echo invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb September 2011 ECHO(1)
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