Re: Script question again
On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 07:58:24AM -0500, Reaz Baksh wrote:
> I saw a script question posted so I hope someone can help me on this
> simple, I believe, question.
> I'm writing a script where people have to input a number, is there a way
> to keep the curser on the same line as the question?
> I tried using '\c' but that doesn't work.
*How* did you try to use '\c'? What was your exact line?
echo -n "What is your question? "
echo -e "What is your question?\c "
ought to work.
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