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Index: E

e (constant) : sed & awk, 9.1.1. Trigonometric Functions
-e option (sed)
sed & awk, 2.3.1. Specifying Simple Instructions
sed & awk, 2.3.2.3. Mixing options (POSIX)
EBCDIC
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.2. Filenames and Wildcards
UNIX Power Tools, 35.12. Converting Between ASCII and EBCDIC
echo command
Learning the Korn Shell, Summary of Korn Shell Features
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.4. Getting the Korn Shell
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4. Shell Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.2.1. print
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
UNIX Power Tools, 6.8. Shell Variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: echo
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: echo
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: echo
in bash cells : UNIX Power Tools, 46.10. A Portable echo Command
in Bourne shell scripts : UNIX Power Tools, 44.12. Trapping Exits Caused by Interrupts
in C shell : UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.1.1. Writing Files
combining two : UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.2. Using echo with awk, colrm, or cut
command-line options : UNIX Power Tools, 8.6. Output Command-Line Arguments
control characters used with
UNIX Power Tools, 45.35.1. With echo
UNIX Power Tools, 45.35.2. With tr and echo
creating error messages : UNIX Power Tools, 8.6.2. Making Error Messages
debugging using : UNIX Power Tools, 46.2. Quoting Trouble? Think, Then Use echo
-E, -e options : UNIX Power Tools, 46.10. A Portable echo Command
escape sequences interpreted by : UNIX Power Tools, 46.10. A Portable echo Command
examples
UNIX Power Tools, 44.5. Test String Values with Bourne Shell case
UNIX Power Tools, 44.12. Trapping Exits Caused by Interrupts
UNIX Power Tools, 44.18. Standard Command-Line Parsing
UNIX Power Tools, 45.27. Turn Off echo for "Secret" Answers
UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.1.1. Writing Files
UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.4. Quoting
external versions of : UNIX Power Tools, 8.11. Which One Will bash Use?
interpreting octal numbers : UNIX Power Tools, 45.35.1. With echo
-n option : UNIX Power Tools, 46.10. A Portable echo Command
sending escape sequences : UNIX Power Tools, 41.9. Commands to Adjust Your Terminal
shell scripts using : UNIX Power Tools, 45.27. Turn Off echo for "Secret" Answers
showing values of variables : UNIX Power Tools, 6.1. What Environment Variables Are Good For
turning off : UNIX Power Tools, 45.27. Turn Off echo for "Secret" Answers
versions of
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.2.1. print
UNIX Power Tools, 46.10. A Portable echo Command
writing special escape sequences : UNIX Power Tools, 7.6. Session Information in Your Terminal's Status Line
echo flag, turning off : UNIX Power Tools, 41.2.2. Handling Most Characters
echo shell variable
UNIX Power Tools, 6.9. Special C Shell Variables
UNIX Power Tools, 8.17. verbose and echo Variables Show Quoting
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.3.3. Predefined Shell Variables
echoing, smart : UNIX Power Tools, 41.5. Why Some Systems Backspace over Prompts
ed editor
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2.2. Korn shell versus awk/egrep regular expressions
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.1.1. Here-documents
Learning the Korn Shell, 9. Debugging Shell Programs
sed & awk, 2. Understanding Basic Operations
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: ed
diff command and : UNIX Power Tools, 28.9. ex Scripts Built by diff
file size limits : UNIX Power Tools, 33.8. Batch Editing Gotcha: Editors Bomb on Big Files
no matches : UNIX Power Tools, 33.7. ed/ex Batch Edits: Avoid Errors When No Match
ediff script
UNIX Power Tools, 28.8. More Friendly diff Output
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
edit command : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: edit
edit command (dbx) : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 20, Reference: edit
edit command (ex) : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 9, Reference: edit
edit command (SCCS)
UNIX Power Tools, 20.13. SCCS Basics
UNIX in a Nutshell, 17.6.2. Pseudo-commands
editing
bfs command : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: bfs
combining with movement (vi) : Learning the vi Editor, 4.1. More Command Combinations
compressed files : UNIX Power Tools, 24.11. Edit Compressed Files with zvi, zex, and zed
ex commands for : (see ex commands; ex editor)
with file comparisons : UNIX Power Tools, 28.9. ex Scripts Built by diff
files, restrictions on : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: red
paired item checking : UNIX Power Tools, 29.9. Looking for Closure
pipelined edits : sed & awk, 4.4.4. Edits To Go
with power tools : UNIX Power Tools, 1.6. Power Tools for Editing
sed commands : (see sed editor)
spell checking : (see spell checking)
vi commands for : (see vi commands)
EDITOR variable
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.1. Editing mode variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
UNIX Power Tools, 6.3. Predefined Environment Variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.3.3. Other Shell Variables
editors
ed : (see ed editor)
Emacs : (see Emacs editor)
ex : (see ex editor; ex editor)
patch program : (see patch program)
qsubst program
UNIX Power Tools, 33.10. Quick Globals from the Command Line with qsubst
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
scripting line editors : UNIX Power Tools, 33.1. Why Line Editors Aren't Dinosaurs
sed (stream editor) : (see sed editor)
vi : (see vi commands; vi editor)
egrep command
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2. Patterns and Regular Expressions
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2.1. Regular expression basics
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2.2. Korn shell versus awk/egrep regular expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 17.21. lookfor: Which File Has that Word?
UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 27.5. Extended Searching for Text with egrep
UNIX Power Tools, 27.9. New greps Are Much Faster
UNIX Power Tools, 27.16. Faking Case-Insensitive Searches
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
sed & awk, 3. Understanding Regular Expression Syntax
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: egrep
| (vertical bar) : UNIX Power Tools, 27.5. Extended Searching for Text with egrep
examples : UNIX Power Tools, 50.3. apropos on Systems Without apropos
expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 27.5. Extended Searching for Text with egrep
UNIX Power Tools, 48.4. Automatic Reminders and More: calendar
UNIX Power Tools, 48.2. Online Phone and Address Lists
-f option : UNIX Power Tools, 27.7. grepping for a List of Patterns
-i option : UNIX Power Tools, 50.6. Searching Online Manual Pages
pattern-matching metacharacters : UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.2. Metacharacters, Listed by UNIX Program
picking the processes to kill : UNIX Power Tools, 38.13. Interactively Kill Processes Matching a Pattern
searching manual pages : UNIX Power Tools, 50.6. Searching Online Manual Pages
eight-bit filenames : UNIX Power Tools, 23.15. Using unlink to Remove a File with a Strange Name
elapsed time
UNIX Power Tools, 39.2. Timing Programs
UNIX Power Tools, 39.5. Why Is the System So Slow?
ELF files, converting to COFF : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: cof2elf
elif : (see if)
elookfor script
UNIX Power Tools, 17.21. lookfor: Which File Has that Word?
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
else statement : (see if statements)
em-dashes : UNIX Power Tools, 43.21. Preprocessing troff Input with sed
emacs editor
Learning the Korn Shell, 2. Command-line Editing
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3. Emacs Editing Mode
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.1. Basic Commands
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.5. Filename Completion and Expansion
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.4.6. Filename Completion
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.6. Finger Habits
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.1. The .profile File
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.4. Terminal Types
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2. Patterns and Regular Expressions
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2.1. Regular expression basics
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.4. Command Substitution
Learning the Korn Shell, 9. Debugging Shell Programs
Learning the Korn Shell, A.4. pdksh
Learning the UNIX Operating System, 4.1. Methods of Creating Files
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
UNIX in a Nutshell, 7. The Emacs Editor
abbreviations : UNIX Power Tools, 32.11. Using Word Abbreviation Mode
advantages over other editors : UNIX Power Tools, 32.1. Emacs: The Other Editor
auto-save file : UNIX Power Tools, 32.4. Backup and Auto-Save Files
backup file : UNIX Power Tools, 32.4. Backup and Auto-Save Files
C shell's PWD and : UNIX Power Tools, 32.9. Unset PWD Before Using Emacs
command completion : UNIX Power Tools, 32.6. Command Completion
commands : Learning the Korn Shell, B.7. Emacs Mode Commands
directory for : UNIX Power Tools, 4.4. Directories for Emacs Hacks
global initialization file : UNIX Power Tools, 32.3. Customizations and How to Avoid Them
GNU emacs
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.1. The .profile File
Learning the Korn Shell, A.5. bash
Gosling (Unipress) emacs : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
insert mode versus overwrite : UNIX Power Tools, 32.5. Putting Emacs in Overwrite Mode
key mapping : UNIX Power Tools, 32.7. Mike's Favorite Time Savers
mouse-based editors versus : UNIX Power Tools, 32.2. Emacs Features: A Laundry List
quoting control characters : UNIX Power Tools, 32.10. Inserting Binary Characters into Files
pattern-matching metacharacters : UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.2. Metacharacters, Listed by UNIX Program
search commands : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.4. Moving Around in the History File
search customizations : UNIX Power Tools, 32.8. Rational Searches
temporary files generated by : UNIX Power Tools, 14.11. Finding (Anyone's) Home Directory, Quickly
x-on/x-off flow control : UNIX Power Tools, 32.12. Getting Around Emacs Flow Control Problems
.emacs file
UNIX Power Tools, 32.3. Customizations and How to Avoid Them
UNIX Power Tools, 32.11.2. Making Word Abbreviations Part of Your Startup
emacs mode command-line editing
Learning the Korn Shell, Korn Shell Versions
Learning the Korn Shell, Summary of Korn Shell Features
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3. Emacs Editing Mode
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.2.1.2. Options to print
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.2.3. Types of Global Customization
Learning the Korn Shell, A.4. pdksh
UNIX Power Tools, 11.13. Shell Command-Line Editing
basic commands : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.1. Basic Commands
case-changing commands : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
enabling : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.1. Enabling Command-line Editing
exchanging point and mark : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
filename completion/expansion : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.5. Filename Completion and Expansion
history file commands : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.4. Moving Around in the History File
key customization in next ksh release : Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
keyboard shortcuts with aliases : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.7. Keyboard Shortcuts with Aliases
line commands : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.3. Line Commands
mark : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
point (dot) : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.1. Basic Commands
repeat counts : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
searching the history file : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.4. Moving Around in the History File
terminal requirements : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.1. Basic Commands
transpose characters command : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.6. Miscellaneous Commands
useful command subset : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.6. Finger Habits
word commands : Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.2. Word Commands
in workalike shells : Learning the Korn Shell, A.6. Workalikes on PC Platforms
.emacs_ml file
UNIX Power Tools, 32.7. Mike's Favorite Time Savers
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
email (electronic mail)
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.5.1. Commands, Arguments, and Options
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.7.1. Standard I/O
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.1. The .profile File
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.2. Mail Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.4. Command Substitution
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.1.1. Here-documents
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.2.2.5. Options to read
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.1. Traps and Functions
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.2. Process ID Variables and Temporary Files
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.4. Resetting Traps
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
Learning the UNIX Operating System, 3.4. Electronic Mail
aliases, displaying addresses for : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mailalias
dead.letter : Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.2. Process ID Variables and Temporary Files
mail command
UNIX Power Tools, 1.33. UNIX Networking and Communications
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mail
MAIL variable
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.2. Mail Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
UNIX Power Tools, 6.9. Special C Shell Variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.3.3. Other Shell Variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.3.3. Predefined Shell Variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.3.5. Environment Variables
as array : UNIX Power Tools, 47.5. Using C Shell Arrays
mail.base program : UNIX Power Tools, 48.10. Working with Names and Addresses
mailalias command : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mailalias
mailavg script (example) : sed & awk, 13.4. mailavg - Check Size of Mailboxes
mailboxes, disk space and : UNIX Power Tools, 24.2. Save Space with Bit Bucket Log Files and Mailboxes
MAILCHECK variable
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.2. Mail Variables
UNIX Power Tools, 21.8.2. For Bourne Shell Users
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.3.3. Other Shell Variables
MAILPATH variable
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.2. Mail Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.5. Command Search Path
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.5. Advanced Examples: pushd and popd
Learning the Korn Shell, A.6. Workalikes on PC Platforms
UNIX Power Tools, 21.8.2. For Bourne Shell Users
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.3.3. Other Shell Variables
.mailrc : Learning the Korn Shell, 7.1. I/O Redirectors
mailx command : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mailx
message headers : Learning the UNIX Operating System, 3.4.2. Reading Your Mail
multiple mailboxes : UNIX Power Tools, 21.8.1.1. Multiple Mailboxes
notification of : UNIX Power Tools, 21.8. The MAILCHECK and mail Variables Check More than Mail
sending command output : Learning the UNIX Operating System, 5.2.2. sort
sending files : Learning the UNIX Operating System, 6.1. Running a Command in the Background
email messages
automatic replies to : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: vacation
dead.letter : Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.2. Process ID Variables and Temporary Files
database files for : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: gencat
encoding binary files for : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: uuencode
internationalizing : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: exstr
new, notifying user of : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: notify
queues, removing : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: ipcrm
reading
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mail
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mailx
retrieving from files : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: gettxt
searching contents of : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: srchtxt
searching for : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: gettxt
sending
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mail
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mailx
to all users : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: wall
permission status : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: mesg
reminders to oneself : UNIX Power Tools, 40.11. Send Yourself Reminder Mail
emoticons : UNIX Power Tools, 51.12. You Don't Have Enough Smileys?
empty files
UNIX Power Tools, 13.14. What Can You Do with an Empty File?
UNIX Power Tools, 21.7. Setting File Modification Time with touch
emptying files : UNIX Power Tools, 24.1. Instead of Removing a File, Empty It
enable command : UNIX Power Tools, 8.11. Which One Will bash Use?
encoded files, recreating original file : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: uudecode
encoding arguments in termcap or terminfo entries : UNIX Power Tools, 41.11.2. Encoding Arguments
encryption
UNIX Power Tools, 22.17. Ways of Improving the Security of crypt
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: vi
creating keys : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: makekey
files : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: crypt
end command (csh) : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: end
end of line : (see $ (dollar sign))
end of word : (see \<; \>)
End of file unexpected
UNIX Power Tools, 46.1. Tips for Debugging Shell Scripts
UNIX Power Tools, 46.1.2. Unmatched Operators
END procedure : sed & awk, 11.1.6. Control Flow
end-of-file (EOF) character : UNIX Power Tools, 13.14. What Can You Do with an Empty File?
end-of-input character : UNIX Power Tools, 38.4. Subshells
end-of-line processing : UNIX Power Tools, 5.11. Initializing the Terminal with tset
ENDFILE procedure (tawk) : sed & awk, 11.3.2.1. Tawk language extensions
endif command (csh) : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: endif
"Ending delimiter missing" error : sed & awk, 2.3.1.1. Command garbled
enscript program : UNIX Power Tools, 43.22. Converting Text Files to PostScript
.enter file : UNIX Power Tools, 14.14. Automatic Setup When You Enter/Exit a Directory
enter pseudo-command (sccs) : UNIX in a Nutshell, 17.6.2. Pseudo-commands
.enter.csh script : UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
.enter.sh script : UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
entomb system : UNIX Power Tools, 23.9. delete: Protecting Files from Accidental Deletion
ENV variable
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.2. The Environment File
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.2.3. Types of Global Customization
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
UNIX Power Tools, 2.11. Faster ksh and bash Startup with $- Test
UNIX Power Tools, 6.3. Predefined Environment Variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.3.3. Other Shell Variables
command subsitution in next ksh release : Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
in privileged mode : Learning the Korn Shell, 10.3.4. Privileged Mode
env command
UNIX Power Tools, 6.1. What Environment Variables Are Good For
UNIX Power Tools, 6.8. Shell Variables
UNIX Power Tools, 14.10. Variables Help You Find Directories and Files
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: env
ENVIRON variable
sed & awk, 8.6. System Variables That Are Arrays
sed & awk, 8.6.2. An Array of Environment Variables
environment
Learning the Korn Shell, 3. Customizing Your Environment
Learning the UNIX Operating System, 1.1. Working in the UNIX Environment
UNIX Power Tools, 38.3. Managing Processes: Overall Concepts
modifying : UNIX Power Tools, 44.23. Reading Files with the . and source Commands
temporary changes in : UNIX Power Tools, 13.7.2. Temporary Change of Directory and Environment
writing into temporary files : UNIX Power Tools, 40.4. Choosing the Shell Run (We Hope) by at
environment files : Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.2. The Environment File
compared to .profile : Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.2. The Environment File
creating : Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.2. The Environment File
customization in next ksh release : Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
lack of system-wide : Learning the Korn Shell, 10.2.3. Types of Global Customization
in : Learning the Korn Shell, 10.3.4. Privileged Mode
security holes in : Learning the Korn Shell, 10.3.2. A System Break-in Scenario
in subshells : Learning the Korn Shell, 8.6.1. Subshell Inheritance
environment variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4. Shell Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
UNIX Power Tools, 2.12. Automatic Setups for Different Terminals
UNIX Power Tools, 14.10. Variables Help You Find Directories and Files
UNIX Power Tools, 45.24. A Shell Can Read a Script from its Standard Input, But...
sed & awk, 8.6.2. An Array of Environment Variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.3.5. Environment Variables
(see also built-in variables)
(see also under specific variable names)
advantages : UNIX Power Tools, 6.1. What Environment Variables Are Good For
in Bourne shell : UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.5. Variable Syntax
in C shell : UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.5. Variable Syntax
changed inside redirected loops : UNIX Power Tools, 45.23. The Ins and Outs of Redirected I/O Loops
creating : Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
printing values of : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: printenv
read-only variables in restricted shell : Learning the Korn Shell, 10.3.1. Restricted Shell
setting : UNIX Power Tools, 2.2.2. C Shell
showing : Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
visibility in subshells : Learning the Korn Shell, 4.1. Shell Scripts and Functions
epsffit program : UNIX Power Tools, 43.24. Other PostScript Utilities
Eqn preprocessor : UNIX in a Nutshell, 16.2. Eqn
equations
UNIX Power Tools, 43.12.1. troff
UNIX Power Tools, 43.12.2. TeX
formatting in nroff/troff : UNIX in a Nutshell, 16.2. Eqn
equivalence classes : sed & awk, 3.2.4.3. POSIX character class additions
erase character
Learning the UNIX Operating System, 1.1.7. Correcting a Mistake
UNIX Power Tools, 5.9. Setting Your Erase, Kill, and Interrupt Characters
UNIX Power Tools, 41.2.2. Handling Most Characters
BACKSPACE : (see BACKSPACE key)
DELETE : (see DEL key)
erasing : (see deleting)
EREs (extended regular expressions) : sed & awk, 3.2.4.3. POSIX character class additions
ERRNO variable
sed & awk, 11.2.3.8. Additional variables
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.3.2. Built-in Shell Variables
obsolescence in next ksh release : Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
error messages
sed & awk, 11.2.1.4. Special filenames
sed & awk, 12.3.4. A Function for Reporting Errors
awk : sed & awk, 2.4.2. Error Messages
capturing for screen : UNIX Power Tools, 42.8. Errors Erased Too Soon? Try These Workarounds
"command garbled"
sed & awk, 2.3.1.1. Command garbled
sed & awk, 5.1. About the Syntax of sed Commands
creating : UNIX Power Tools, 8.6.2. Making Error Messages
formatting : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: fmtmsg
installation process : UNIX Power Tools, 52.8.2.6. An Easy Build
program names included in : UNIX Power Tools, 44.22. Finding a Program Name; Multiple Program Names
scrolling off screen : UNIX Power Tools, 13.4. Problems Piping to a Pager
sed : sed & awk, 2.3.1.1. Command garbled
errors
UNIX Power Tools, 44.9. Testing Your Success
(see also debugging; standard error)
Arguments too long : UNIX Power Tools, 9.20. Too Many Files for the Command Line
"Arguments too long" : UNIX Power Tools, 9.23. Workaround for "Arguments too long" Error
on command line
Learning the UNIX Operating System, 1.1.7. Correcting a Mistake
(see also troubleshooting)
debugging : sed & awk, 10.7. Debugging
handled in C shell : UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.7. Error Handling
in redirected loops : UNIX Power Tools, 45.23. The Ins and Outs of Redirected I/O Loops
"No match" : UNIX Power Tools, 15.4. What if a Wildcard Doesn't Match?
spelling, finding (example) : sed & awk, 12.1. An Interactive Spelling Checker
storing with logerrs script : UNIX Power Tools, 13.16. Store and Show Errors with logerrs
syntax errors
in numeric tests : UNIX Power Tools, 46.4. Stop Syntax Errors in Numeric Tests
in string tests : UNIX Power Tools, 46.5. Stop Syntax Errors in String Tests
esac command (ksh, sh) : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: esac
ESCAPE key : Learning the vi Editor, 2.1. vi Commands
for file completion : UNIX Power Tools, 9.9. Don't Match Useless Files in Filename Completion
ESC Z string : UNIX Power Tools, 5.5. Querying Your Terminal Type: qterm
in vi : sed & awk, 5.6. List
escape sequences
UNIX Power Tools, 5.8. Terminal Escape Sequences
UNIX Power Tools, 41.9. Commands to Adjust Your Terminal
(see also backslash)
awk
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
sed & awk, 11.1.1. Escape Sequences
sed & awk, B.2.5.2. Escape sequences
backslash character and : UNIX Power Tools, 8.6.1. Portability
copied into files : UNIX Power Tools, 51.5. Copy What You Do with script
displaying : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: col
echo command interpreting : UNIX Power Tools, 46.10. A Portable echo Command
prompt settings and : UNIX Power Tools, 7.8. Highlighting in Shell Prompts
removing : UNIX Power Tools, 43.19. Removing Leading Tabs and Other Trivia
writing with echo command : UNIX Power Tools, 7.6. Session Information in Your Terminal's Status Line
/etc directory
/etc/hosts : Learning the Korn Shell, 7.2.2.3. Code blocks
/etc/motd script : UNIX Power Tools, 2.14. motd.diff: Show New Lines in Login Messages
/etc/passwd file
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.7.3. Pipelines
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.1.1. Here-documents
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3.1. Quoting
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3.2.1. The C Compiler as Pipeline
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.3.1. Restricted Shell
UNIX Power Tools, 1.23. File Access Permissions
UNIX Power Tools, 50.12. Common UNIX Error Messages
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.2.1. Special Files
/etc/profile file
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.3. case
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.4. select
Learning the Korn Shell, 6.3.4. Type and Attribute Options
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.2.2.1. Reading lines from files
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.2. Environment Customization
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.2.3. Types of Global Customization
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.1. Special Files
(see also shell variables)
/etc/shells file : UNIX Power Tools, 2.16. Approved Shells: Using Unapproved Login Shell
/etc/suid_profile : Learning the Korn Shell, 10.3.4. Privileged Mode
/etc/termcap file
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.2.4. Terminal Types
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1. Customizing vi
/etc/ttys file : UNIX Power Tools, 2.12. Automatic Setups for Different Terminals
/etc/ttytab file : UNIX Power Tools, 2.12. Automatic Setups for Different Terminals
eval command
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3.2. eval
UNIX Power Tools, 5.3. Setting the Terminal Type When You Log In
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: eval
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: eval
advantages : UNIX Power Tools, 8.10. eval: When You Need Another Chance
awk compared to : UNIX Power Tools, 44.14. Putting awk, sed, etc., Inside Shell Scripts
for constructing pipelines
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3.2. eval
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3.2.1. The C Compiler as Pipeline
examples
UNIX Power Tools, 45.14. Finding the Last Command-Line Argument
UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.4. Using sed
if-then-else in aliases : UNIX Power Tools, 10.7. How to Put if-then-else in a C Shell Alias
role in command-line processing : Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3.2. eval
scanning contents of variables : UNIX Power Tools, 45.17. Making a for Loop with Multiple Variables
sed combined with : UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.4. Using sed
shell variables and : UNIX Power Tools, 10.10. Simulated Bourne Shell Functions and Aliases
simulating arrays : UNIX Power Tools, 45.34. Arrays in the Bourne Shell
evaluating expressions : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: expr
ex commands
abbreviate words (:ab) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.1. Word Abbreviation
allow metacharacters (:set magic) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.4. Some Useful Options
allow other .exrc files (:set exrc) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.3. Alternate Environments
append to existing files (:w >>) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3.3. Appending to a Saved File
call in next of multiple files (:n) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.5.2. Calling In New Files
combining with vertical bar
Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.7. Combining ex Commands
Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.3. Protecting Keys from Interpretation by ex
confirm substitutions : Learning the vi Editor, 6.1. Confirming Substitutions
context-sensitive replacement
Learning the vi Editor, 6. Global Replacement
Learning the vi Editor, 6.2. Context-sensitive Replacement
copy lines (:co) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.2. Editing with ex
define paragraphs (:set para=) : Learning the vi Editor, 3.2. Movement by Text Blocks
define sections (:set sect=) : Learning the vi Editor, 3.2. Movement by Text Blocks
define shiftwidth (:set sw=) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.1. Indentation Control
define tabs (:set ts=) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.1. Indentation Control
define window size (:set w=) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.1. The :set Command
delete lines (:d) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.2. Editing with ex
display line (:p) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.1. ex Commands
display line numbers (:set nu)
Learning the vi Editor, 2.2.3. Movement Within a Line
Learning the vi Editor, 3.4. Movement by Line Number
Learning the vi Editor, 3.4.1. The G (Go To) Command if
display tabs (:set list) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.1. Indentation Control
edit : Learning the vi Editor, 5.5. Editing Multiple Files
edit multiple files (:e) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.5.2. Calling In New Files
execute UNIX commands from vi : Learning the vi Editor, 7.2. Executing UNIX Commands
filter text through UNIX command : Learning the vi Editor, 7.2.1. Filtering Text Through a Command
for loop with : Learning the vi Editor, 7.4.1. Looping in a Shell Script
global (:g) : Learning the vi Editor, 6. Global Replacement
global search (:g) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.6. Global Searches
here documents : Learning the vi Editor, 7.4.2. Here Documents
ignore case (:set ic) : Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.2. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
indent input (:set ai) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.1. Indentation Control
invoke on a file : Learning the vi Editor, 5.1. ex Commands
invoke vi (:vi) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.1. ex Commands
line addressing symbols : Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.3. Line Addressing Symbols
map command sequence : Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.2. Using the map Command
map function keys : Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.7. Mapping Function Keys
match brackets (:set sm) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.2. A Special Search Command
move lines (:m) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.2. Editing with ex
move text blocks by patterns : Learning the vi Editor, 6.4.2. Block Move by Patterns
number lines (:set nu) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.2. Defining a Range of Lines
pattern matching : Learning the vi Editor, 6.3. Pattern-matching Rules
preserve a buffer (:pre) : Learning the vi Editor, 4.2.3. Recovering a Buffer
quick reference to
Learning the vi Editor, A. Quick Reference
Learning the vi Editor, C. ex commands
quit file (:q) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3. Saving and Exiting Files
quit without saving edits (:q!)
Learning the vi Editor, 1.1.2. Problems Opening Files
Learning the vi Editor, 1.2. Quitting Without Saving Edits
Learning the vi Editor, 5.3. Saving and Exiting Files
read in a file (:r) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.4. Copying a File into Another File
replace in text block : Learning the vi Editor, 6.4.2. Block Move by Patterns
save : Learning the vi Editor, 7.3. Saving Commands
save and exit files : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3. Saving and Exiting Files
save in buffer : Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.9. @-Functions
save part of a file : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3.2. Saving Part of a File
save under new filename : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3.1. Renaming the Buffer
scripts : Learning the vi Editor, 7.4. Using ex Scripts
built by diff : Learning the vi Editor, 7.4.5. ex Scripts Built by diff
search for class of words : Learning the vi Editor, 6.4.1. Search for General Class of Words
search patterns : Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.4. Search Patterns
set ignorecase (:set ic)
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.1. The :set Command
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.4. Some Useful Options
set vi options
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1. Customizing vi
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.1. The :set Command
set wrapmargin (:set wm=)
Learning the vi Editor, 2.1. vi Commands
Learning the vi Editor, 2.2.3. Movement Within a Line
Learning the vi Editor, 2.3.8.1. Repeat
set wrapscan (:set ws) : Learning the vi Editor, 3.3.1. Repeating Searches
sort text blocks : Learning the vi Editor, 7.4.3. Sorting Text Blocks: A Sample ex Script
substitute (:s)
Learning the vi Editor, 5.1. ex Commands
Learning the vi Editor, 6. Global Replacement
syntax of : Learning the vi Editor, 1. The vi Text Editor
use from within vi : Learning the vi Editor, 5.1. ex Commands
wrap searches (:set ws) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.4. Some Useful Options
wrap words (:set wm=) : Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.4. Some Useful Options
write (save) and quit file (:wq) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3. Saving and Exiting Files
write (save) and quit file (:x) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3. Saving and Exiting Files
write (save) file (:w) : Learning the vi Editor, 5.3. Saving and Exiting Files
yank text between files : Learning the vi Editor, 5.5.3. Edits Between Files
ex editor
Learning the vi Editor, 1. The vi Text Editor
Learning the vi Editor, 5. Introducing the ex Editor
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: ex
UNIX in a Nutshell, 9. The Ex Editor
(see also ex commands)
abbreviations
UNIX Power Tools, 30.31. vi Word Abbreviation
UNIX Power Tools, 31.9. Good Stuff for Your .exrc File
appending to file : UNIX Power Tools, 30.13. Appending to an Existing File
capitalizing words : UNIX Power Tools, 30.17. Capitalizing Every Word on a Line
command descriptions : UNIX Power Tools, 33.4. Useful ex Commands
confirming substitutions : UNIX Power Tools, 30.10. Confirming Substitutions in ex and vi
counting occurrences : UNIX Power Tools, 30.16. Counting Occurrences; Stopping Search Wraps
deleting by patterns : UNIX Power Tools, 30.14. Moving Blocks of Text by Patterns
diff command and : UNIX Power Tools, 28.9. ex Scripts Built by diff
file recovery : UNIX Power Tools, 30.24. vi/ex File Recovery vs. Networked Filesystems
filtering text : UNIX Power Tools, 30.22. Filtering Text Through a UNIX Command
global command : UNIX Power Tools, 30.9.1. Global Searches
line addressing : UNIX Power Tools, 33.3. Line Addressing
modelines : UNIX Power Tools, 30.19. Modelines: Bug or Feature?
moving by patterns : UNIX Power Tools, 30.14. Moving Blocks of Text by Patterns
multiple setup files
UNIX Power Tools, 30.20. Multiple Editor Setup Files; Starting with a Search
UNIX Power Tools, 30.21. Per File Setups in Separate Files
no matches : UNIX Power Tools, 33.7. ed/ex Batch Edits: Avoid Errors When No Match
open mode : UNIX Power Tools, 30.36. The ex Open Mode Can Be Handy
pattern-matching metacharacters : UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.2. Metacharacters, Listed by UNIX Program
patterns
UNIX Power Tools, 30.9. Using Search Patterns and Global Commands
UNIX Power Tools, 30.14. Moving Blocks of Text by Patterns
quoting control characters : UNIX Power Tools, 31.6. Protecting Keys from Interpretation by ex
quoting | (vertical bar) : UNIX Power Tools, 31.6. Protecting Keys from Interpretation by ex
reverting to saved : UNIX Power Tools, 30.4. Editing Multiple Files with vi
save as new file : UNIX Power Tools, 30.4. Editing Multiple Files with vi
saving as new file : UNIX Power Tools, 30.11. Keep Your Original File, Write to a New File
saving part of file : UNIX Power Tools, 30.12. Saving Part of a File
scripting : UNIX Power Tools, 33.3. Line Addressing
search-and-replace examples : UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.4.1. Examples of Searching and Replacing
settings
UNIX Power Tools, 30.6. Local Settings for vi and ex
UNIX Power Tools, 30.18. Setting vi Options Automatically for Individual Files
startup commands : UNIX Power Tools, 30.6. Local Settings for vi and ex
stopping search wraps : UNIX Power Tools, 30.16. Counting Occurrences; Stopping Search Wraps
switching between files : UNIX Power Tools, 30.4. Editing Multiple Files with vi
transfer text between files : UNIX Power Tools, 30.5. Edits Between Files
undoing changes : UNIX Power Tools, 30.10. Confirming Substitutions in ex and vi
yank buffers : UNIX Power Tools, 30.5. Edits Between Files
example programs
UNIX Power Tools, 51.11. Making an Arbitrary-Size File for Testing
sed & awk, Sample Programs
exchange command : (see x command (sed))
exclamation point : (see ! (bang))
exec command
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.1.2. exec
UNIX Power Tools, 1.11. How the Shell Executes Other Commands
UNIX Power Tools, 38.2. fork and exec
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: exec
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: exec
associating file descriptors with files : UNIX Power Tools, 45.22. Handling Files Line-by-Line
examples : UNIX Power Tools, 45.10. Removing a File Once It's Opened - for Security and Easy Cleanup
manage file descriptors : UNIX Power Tools, 45.7. The exec Command
replacing C shell with Bourne shell
UNIX Power Tools, 45.6. Making Sure Your Script Runs with Bourne Shell, Without #!
UNIX Power Tools, 45.7. The exec Command
typing at a shell prompt : UNIX Power Tools, 38.2. fork and exec
executable files
UNIX Power Tools, 52.8.2. Compiling Source Code
UNIX Power Tools, 52.8.2.7. Functions, Libraries, and Header Files
(see files, executable)
displaying : UNIX Power Tools, 45.5. A File That Shows Itself... and What #! Does
errors caused by : UNIX Power Tools, 50.12. Common UNIX Error Messages
executing without showing #! : UNIX Power Tools, 45.5. A File That Shows Itself... and What #! Does
making executable by using # : UNIX Power Tools, 45.4. Fun with #!
permissions on
UNIX Power Tools, 44.2. Writing a Simple Shell Program
(see also permissions)
strip command and : UNIX Power Tools, 24.13. Save Space in Executable Files with strip
testing : UNIX Power Tools, 44.4. Testing How Your System Executes Files
execute permission
Learning the UNIX Operating System, 3.1.8.1. ls
UNIX Power Tools, 22.2. Tutorial on File and Directory Permissions
UNIX Power Tools, 22.19. Shell Scripts Must be Readable and (Usually) Executable
without read permission : UNIX Power Tools, 22.12. A Directory that People Can Access but Can't List
executed files, shared objects for : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: ldd
executing commands
after logout : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: nohup
of lower priority : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: nice
wait between : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: sleep
execution statistics, report summarizing : UNIX Power Tools, 38.5. The ps Command
EXINIT environment variable
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1. Customizing vi
UNIX Power Tools, 6.3. Predefined Environment Variables
UNIX Power Tools, 6.10. Running a Command with a Temporarily Different Environment
UNIX Power Tools, 10.2.2. Using More Complex Aliases
UNIX Power Tools, 30.6. Local Settings for vi and ex
UNIX Power Tools, 30.35. Out of Temporary Space? Use Another Directory
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.3.5. Environment Variables
exit command/statement
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.4. Getting the Korn Shell
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.5. Interactive Shell Use
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.1.1. Return
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.2. Process ID Variables and Temporary Files
Learning the UNIX Operating System, 1.1.8. Logging Out
UNIX Power Tools, 44.11. Set Exit Status of a Shell (Script)
sed & awk, 8.3. Other Statements That Affect Flow Control
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: exit
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: exit
.cshrc file : UNIX Power Tools, 2.9. Speeding Up Your C Shell with set prompt Test
effect on subshells : UNIX Power Tools, 38.4. Subshells
examples : UNIX Power Tools, 44.5. Test String Values with Bourne Shell case
redirected loops using : UNIX Power Tools, 45.23. The Ins and Outs of Redirected I/O Loops
to end scripts : UNIX Power Tools, 51.5. Copy What You Do with script
exit command (awk)
UNIX Power Tools, 33.11.7. Alphabetical Summary of Commands
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 11, Reference: exit
exit command (lpc) : UNIX Power Tools, 43.3. Printer Control with lpc
.exit file : UNIX Power Tools, 14.14. Automatic Setup When You Enter/Exit a Directory
exit status
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.1. Exit Status and Return
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.3.1. String comparisons
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.3.4. Break conditions
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.5. Exercises
UNIX Power Tools, 44.8. Test Exit Status with the if Statement
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: test
(see also status variable)
background jobs : UNIX Power Tools, 44.7. Exit Status of UNIX Processes
commands
UNIX Power Tools, 44.7. Exit Status of UNIX Processes
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: true
conventional values : Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.1. Exit Status and Return
in job status messages : Learning the Korn Shell, 8.1. Process IDs and Job Numbers
logical combinations : Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.2. Combinations of Exit Statuses
of loops : UNIX Power Tools, 45.19. A while Loop with Several Loop Control Commands
nonzero : UNIX Power Tools, 46.9. If Command Doesn't Return a Status, Test the Error Messages
pipelines : UNIX Power Tools, 44.7. Exit Status of UNIX Processes
redirected loops : UNIX Power Tools, 45.23. The Ins and Outs of Redirected I/O Loops
returned by processes : UNIX Power Tools, 38.3. Managing Processes: Overall Concepts
testing
UNIX Power Tools, 44.8. Test Exit Status with the if Statement
UNIX Power Tools, 44.10. Loops That Test Exit Status
UNIX Power Tools, 46.9. If Command Doesn't Return a Status, Test the Error Messages
trapping when non-0 : Learning the Korn Shell, 9.1.2.2. ERR
values for expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.29. Testing Characters in a String with expr
zero
UNIX Power Tools, 44.10. Loops That Test Exit Status
UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":" Operator
UNIX Power Tools, 46.9. If Command Doesn't Return a Status, Test the Error Messages
.exit.csh script : UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
exiting
UNIX session : Learning the UNIX Operating System, 1.1.8. Logging Out
X Window System : Learning the UNIX Operating System, 2.7. Quitting
.exit.sh script : UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
exp() : sed & awk, 9.1.1. Trigonometric Functions
exp command (awk)
UNIX Power Tools, 33.11.7. Alphabetical Summary of Commands
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 11, Reference: exp
expand command
UNIX Power Tools, 41.4.1. TAB Is Just Another Character to UNIX
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
expanding files
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: unpack
(see also pack command; pcat command)
Expect program
UNIX Power Tools, 9.26. Expect
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
testing interactive programs : UNIX Power Tools, 9.26.3. Testing: A Story
exponentiation
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
sed & awk, 9.1.1. Trigonometric Functions
sed & awk, 11.1.2. Exponentiation
** operator : sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
^ operator : sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
export command
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.5.1. Environment Variables
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.1. Shell Scripts and Functions
Learning the Korn Shell, 6.3.4. Type and Attribute Options
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.2.3. Types of Global Customization
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: export
expr command
Learning the Korn Shell, Summary of Korn Shell Features
Learning the Korn Shell, 6.2. Integer Variables and Arithmetic
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: expr
advantages
UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.1. Matching with expr
UNIX Power Tools, 49.1. bc: Simple Math at the Shell Prompt
alternatives to : UNIX Power Tools, 45.11. The Multipurpose jot Command
arguments : UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.1. Matching with expr
as calculator
UNIX Power Tools, 49.1. bc: Simple Math at the Shell Prompt
UNIX Power Tools, 49.6. Quick Arithmetic with expr
disadvantages : UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.1. Matching with expr
examples : UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
exit status values
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.29. Testing Characters in a String with expr
jot compared to : UNIX Power Tools, 45.11. The Multipurpose jot Command
listing command-line options : UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.1. Matching with expr
loops using : UNIX Power Tools, 45.11. The Multipurpose jot Command
matching character strings : UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.1. Matching with expr
operators : UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
syntax
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
testing character strings : UNIX Power Tools, 45.29. Testing Characters in a String with expr
variables : UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
expressions
sed & awk, 3.1. That's an Expression
sed & awk, B.2.5. Expressions
awk : (see awk scripting language)
in C shell
UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.4. Examples
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4. Expressions
conditional : UNIX Power Tools, 44.8. Test Exit Status with the if Statement
evaluating : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: expr
executing as commands : sed & awk, 10.3. The system() Function
regular : (see regular expressions)
expunge program : UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
exrc file (on disc) : UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
.exrc file
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1. Customizing vi
Learning the vi Editor, 7.1.2. The .exrc File
UNIX Power Tools, 4.9. Setting Up vi with the .exrc File
UNIX Power Tools, 30.6. Local Settings for vi and ex
UNIX Power Tools, 30.18. Setting vi Options Automatically for Individual Files
UNIX Power Tools, 31.9. Good Stuff for Your .exrc File
EXSTAT environment variable : UNIX Power Tools, 30.20. Multiple Editor Setup Files; Starting with a Search
exstr command : UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 2, Reference: exstr
exta, extb rates : UNIX Power Tools, 41.2.1. How We Made It This Far (Back?)
extended regular expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
sed & awk, 3.2.4.3. POSIX character class additions
extensions
common awk : sed & awk, 11.2.1. Common Extensions
filename
UNIX Power Tools, 1.17. Filename Extensions
UNIX Power Tools, 4.6. Naming Files
gawk : sed & awk, 11.2.3. GNU awk (gawk)
mawk : sed & awk, 11.2.4. Michael's awk (mawk)
tawk : sed & awk, 11.3.2. Thompson Automation awk (tawk)
extent of matching : sed & awk, 3.2.12.1. The extent of the match
"external control" rates : UNIX Power Tools, 41.2.1. How We Made It This Far (Back?)
external commands
UNIX Power Tools, 1.10. Internal and External Commands
UNIX Power Tools, 7.4. Faster Prompt Setting with Built-Ins
executing : UNIX Power Tools, 1.11. How the Shell Executes Other Commands
setting variables with : UNIX Power Tools, 7.12. External Commands Send Signals to Set Variables
extracting file contents : sed & awk, 4.4.3. Extracting Contents of a File
extractres program : UNIX Power Tools, 43.24. Other PostScript Utilities


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