Calling print without options or with only the
uses the specified format string to format the output. The format string specified with this option is the same as the format string used by the printf utility.
does not automatically add a newline to the end of the output.
sends output to a co-process. For a description of a co-process, see sh.
is similar to
-rexcept that print treats all subsequent options (except -n) as arguments rather than as options. -r
ignores escape conventions.
appends output to the command history file rather than sending it to standard output.
redirects the output to the file corresponding to the single digit file descriptor. The default file descriptor is 1.
Possible exit status values are:
Failure due to any of the following:
Failure because of an invalid command line option.
- Cannot print on file descriptor ...
You tried to print on a file descriptor that was not opened for writing.
- History not available
You specified the
-soption to write into a history file, but at present you are not using a history file.
Windows 2000. Windows XP. Windows Server 2003. Windows Vista. Windows 7. Windows Server 2008. Windows 8. Windows Server 2012.
print is a built-in command of the KornShell on UNIX, but not of the Bourne Shell. It is an extension to the POSIX.2 and XPG standards.
print is an alias built into the MKS KornShell and should not be confused with the Windows print command.
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