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! (exclamation point)
sed & awk, 7.5.1. Referencing and Separating Fields
sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
sed & awk, 4.2. A Global Perspective on Addressing
sed & awk, A.2.1. Pattern Addressing
!= (not equal to) operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
!~ (does not match) operator
!* variable: UNIX Power Tools, 10.3. C Shell Aliases with Command-Line Arguments
!:script: UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
csh and: sed & awk, 1.4. Four Hurdles to Mastering sed and awk
!= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.4. Comparison Operators
!= relational operator: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
!\*: UNIX Power Tools, 50.8. Which Version Am I Using?
=~ string inequality
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
automatic temporary files: UNIX Power Tools, 9.18.2. Automatic Temporary Files with !
bang= inequality operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
branch command versus: sed & awk, 6.4.1. Branching
built-in variable: Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.2. Process ID Variables and Temporary Files
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
csh and: sed & awk, 1.4. Four Hurdles to Mastering sed and awk
ex command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 9, Reference: !
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
for UNIX commands
Learning the vi Editor, 7.2. Executing UNIX Commands
Learning the vi Editor, 7.2.1.2. Filtering text with vi
history substitution commands: UNIX Power Tools, 11.7. History Substitutions
!$ sequence
UNIX Power Tools, 10.3. C Shell Aliases with Command-Line Arguments
UNIX Power Tools, 11.3. My Favorite Is !$
UNIX Power Tools, 11.6. Using !$ for Safety with Wildcards
UNIX Power Tools, 11.7. History Substitutions
!:n* sequence
UNIX Power Tools, 11.4. My Favorite Is !:n*
UNIX Power Tools, 11.7. History Substitutions
in C shell quoting: UNIX Power Tools, 8.15.2. How Quoting Works
keyword in next release: Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
logical NOT operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
mapping keys for insert mode: Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.6. Mapping Keys for Insert Mode
negating a condition test: Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.3.3. File Attribute Checking
negation in character sets: Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.2. Filenames and Wildcards
negation in sed: UNIX in a Nutshell, 10.3.1. Pattern Addressing
negation operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
NOT operator
UNIX Power Tools, 17.1. The find Command Is Great; The Problem Is Finding How to Use It
UNIX Power Tools, 17.6. Be an Expert on find Search Operators
overriding save warnings: Learning the vi Editor, 5.3. Saving and Exiting Files
POSIX shell keyword: Learning the Korn Shell, A.2. The IEEE 1003.2 POSIX Shell Standard
preceding operators: UNIX Power Tools, 5.3. Setting the Terminal Type When You Log In
regular expression operator
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
terms for: UNIX Power Tools, 51.8. Type Bang Splat. Don't Forget the Rabbit Ears
with brackets wildcards: UNIX Power Tools, 15.2. Filename Wildcards in a Nutshell
## pattern-matching operator
# (hash mark/pound sign)
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.3. Pattern-matching Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 6.2.2. Arithmetic Variables and Assignment
[#, ]# (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
: (colon) used in place of: UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":" Operator
alternatives to: UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":" Operator
built-in variable: Learning the Korn Shell, 4.2.1. Positional Parameters
comments: Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.1. Syntax of String Operators
for alternate filename: Learning the vi Editor, 5.5.3. Calling in New Files
for comments
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: #
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: #
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 10, Reference: #
UNIX Power Tools, 10.2.1. Simple Aliases
in crontab entries: UNIX Power Tools, 40.12.1. Execution Scheduling
length operator: Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.4. Length Operator
pattern-matching operator
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.3. Pattern-matching Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.5. Advanced Examples: pushd and popd
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.5. while and until
shell script comments: UNIX Power Tools, 45.2. The Story of : # #!
show line numbers command: Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.2. Defining a Range of Lines
size of an array: Learning the Korn Shell, 6.3. Arrays
# for comments
sed & awk, 5.2. Comment
sed & awk, 7.4.1. Describing Your Script
sed & awk, B.2.2.2. Comments
#n for suppressing output: sed & awk, 5.2. Comment
#!
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: #!shell
UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: #!
UNIX Power Tools, 8.17. verbose and echo Variables Show Quoting
UNIX Power Tools, 45.2. The Story of : # #!
UNIX Power Tools, 45.4. Fun with #!
character limit: UNIX Power Tools, 45.4. Fun with #!
Bourne shell scripts using: UNIX Power Tools, 44.4. Testing How Your System Executes Files
examples
UNIX Power Tools, 45.3. Don't Need a Shell for Your Script? Don't Use One
UNIX Power Tools, 45.4. Fun with #!
executing files without showing: UNIX Power Tools, 45.5. A File That Shows Itself... and What #! Does
in Bourne shell scripts: UNIX Power Tools, 44.2. Writing a Simple Shell Program
invoking awk with
sed & awk, 10.9. Invoking awk Using the #! Syntax
sed & awk, B.1.1. Shell Wrapper for Invoking awk
making programs executable: UNIX Power Tools, 45.4. Fun with #!
$ (dollar sign)
$' ANSI C string delimiter in next release: Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
$(( )): (see arithmetic expressions)
$! variable: UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.5. Variable Syntax
$# command-line argument: UNIX Power Tools, 44.15.3. Counting Arguments with $#
$$ command-line arguments: UNIX Power Tools, 44.12. Trapping Exits Caused by Interrupts
$< variable: UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.1.2. Reading Files
$() command: UNIX Power Tools, 45.31. Nested Command Substitution
$*: UNIX Power Tools, 46.7. Quoting and Command-Line Parameters
$* argument: UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.1. Matching with expr
$0 parameter: UNIX Power Tools, 44.22. Finding a Program Name; Multiple Program Names
$1 command-line arguments
UNIX Power Tools, 44.11. Set Exit Status of a Shell (Script)
UNIX Power Tools, 44.12. Trapping Exits Caused by Interrupts
UNIX Power Tools, 44.15. Handling Command-Line Arguments in Shell Scripts
$? variable: UNIX Power Tools, 47.2.1.4. More Elaborate Combinations
$@: UNIX Power Tools, 46.7. Quoting and Command-Line Parameters
passing arguments to getopt: UNIX Power Tools, 44.18. Standard Command-Line Parsing
$@ argument
UNIX Power Tools, 45.30.1. Matching with expr
UNIX Power Tools, 44.15.1. With the $@"
as end-of-line metacharacter
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.7. Positional Metacharacters
as wildcard: UNIX Power Tools, 44.6. Pattern Matching in case Statements
Bourne shell script variable: UNIX Power Tools, 44.7. Exit Status of UNIX Processes
built-in variable
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.2. The History File
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4.2. Process ID Variables and Temporary Files
built-in shell variables: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.3.2. Built-in Shell Variables
cursor movement command
Learning the vi Editor, 2.2.3. Movement Within a Line
Learning the vi Editor, 3.1.5.1. Movement on the current line
field reference operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
for last file line (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.3. Line Addressing Symbols
for last input line: sed & awk, 4.2. A Global Perspective on Addressing
in C shells: UNIX Power Tools, 47.5. Using C Shell Arrays
in multiline pattern space: sed & awk, 6.1.1. Append Next Line
marking end of change region: Learning the vi Editor, 2.3.3. Changing Text
metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
metacharacter: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
quoting and: UNIX Power Tools, 8.14.2. How Quoting Works
regular expression metacharacter: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.1. The Anchor Characters: ^ and $
with variable names: UNIX Power Tools, 6.8. Shell Variables
$- test: UNIX Power Tools, 2.11. Faster ksh and bash Startup with $- Test
$0, $1, $2, ...
sed & awk, 2.4.1. Running awk
sed & awk, 7.5.1. Referencing and Separating Fields
% (percent sign)
%% pattern-matching operator
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.3. Pattern-matching Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.5. Advanced Examples: pushd and popd
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.5. while and until
Learning the Korn Shell, 6.2.2. Arithmetic Variables and Assignment
%= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
%= assignment operator
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.2. Arithmetic Operators
as arithmetic operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
default C shell prompt: UNIX Power Tools, 7.1. Why Change Your Prompt?
every line symbol (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 6. Global Replacement
for current filename: Learning the vi Editor, 5.5.3. Calling in New Files
for format specifications: sed & awk, 7.9. Formatted Printing
for job numbers
UNIX Power Tools, 12.1.1. Foreground and Background
UNIX Power Tools, 12.3. The "Current Job" Isn't Always What You Expect
matching brackets: Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.2. A Special Search Command
metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.2. Replacement Patterns
modulus operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.2. Arithmetic operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
modulo operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
pattern-matching operator
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.3. Pattern-matching Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.2. for
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.3. case
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
representing every line (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.3. Line Addressing Symbols
specifying jobs
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.2.1. Foreground and Background
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.3.2. kill
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
vim extended matching command: Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
& (ampersand)
(see also background jobs)
&&: UNIX Power Tools, 48.4.3. Automating Your Own Calendar
&& (logical AND) operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
&& AND operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
&& C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
&& operator: UNIX Power Tools, 44.9. Testing Your Success
examples: UNIX Power Tools, 44.9. Testing Your Success
&& sequence: UNIX Power Tools, 11.9. Running a Series of Commands on a File
&=: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
&= assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
AND operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
as logical operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
at end of commands: UNIX Power Tools, 38.3. Managing Processes: Overall Concepts
background commands: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
escaping special characters using: UNIX Power Tools, 51.3. ASCII Characters: Listing and Getting Values
ex command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 9, Reference: &
in replacement text
sed & awk, 5.3. Substitution
sed & awk, 5.3.1. Replacement Metacharacters
metacharacter
UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.2. Replacement Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
on command line: UNIX Power Tools, 1.27. How Background Processing Works
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
to repeat last command: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.4. More Substitution Tricks
& for background processes: Learning the Unix Operating System, 6.1. Running a Command in the Background
&&
for condition tests
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.3.3. File Attribute Checking
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.2.2.3. Code blocks
for exit statuses
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.2. Combinations of Exit Statuses
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.5. while and until
Learning the Korn Shell, A.2. The IEEE 1003.2 POSIX Shell Standard
> (right angle bracket)
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.7.2. I/O Redirection
Learning the Unix Operating System, 5.1. Standard Input and Standard Output
Learning the Unix Operating System, 5.1.1.1. The > operator
>= (greater than or equal to) operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
>& (file descriptor): UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.5.2. Redirection using file descriptors
>& operator: UNIX Power Tools, 13.5. Redirection in C Shell: Capture Errors, Too?
>> C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
>> bitwise shift operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
>> for appending files: UNIX Power Tools, 45.22. Handling Files Line-by-Line
>> redirection operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.5.1. Simple redirection
>>= assignment operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
>=: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.4. Comparison Operators
>= greater than or equal operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
>= relational operator
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.4. Comparison Operators
as relational operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
ex command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 9, Reference: < >
greater than operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
redirection operator
Learning the Unix Operating System, 5.1.1.2. The >> operator
sed & awk, 2.3.2.1. Saving output
sed & awk, 4.3. Testing and Saving Output
sed & awk, 10.5. Directing Output to Files and Pipes
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.5.1. Simple redirection
UNIX Power Tools, 6.9. Special C Shell Variables
relational operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
< (left angle bracket)
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.7.2. I/O Redirection
< (input redirection operator): Learning the Unix Operating System, 5.1. Standard Input and Standard Output
<& (file descriptor): UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.5.2. Redirection using file descriptors
<> redirection operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.5.1. Simple redirection
<< bitwise shift operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
<< operator
UNIX Power Tools, 8.18. Here Documents
UNIX Power Tools, 19.2. Introduction to Shell Archives
<< redirection operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.5.1. Simple redirection
<<- operator
UNIX Power Tools, 8.18. Here Documents
UNIX Power Tools, 9.14. Using Here Documents for Form Letters, etc.
<<= assignment operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
<= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.4. Comparison Operators
<= less than or equal operator
sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
<= relational operator: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
/< /> metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.4. Comparison Operators
\< \> metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.8. Matching Words with \ < and \ >
as relational operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
<< C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
ex command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 9, Reference: < >
examples: UNIX Power Tools, 48.4.3. Automating Your Own Calendar
less than operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
redirection operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.5.1. Simple redirection
relational operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
<> (angle brackets)
>> (redirect/append) operator: Learning the vi Editor, 5.3.3. Appending to a Saved File
<< (redirect/here document) operator: Learning the vi Editor, 7.4.2. Here Documents
\< \> metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
matching: Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.2. A Special Search Command
" (double quotes)
" (weak quotes): Learning the Korn Shell, 1.9.1. Quoting
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.3. Quoting
aliases in: UNIX Power Tools, 10.2.2. Using More Complex Aliases
for comments: UNIX Power Tools, 4.9. Setting Up vi with the .exrc File
in sed scripts: UNIX Power Tools, 51.6. Cleaning script Files
move to mark command
Learning the vi Editor, 3.4.1. The G (Go To) Command
Learning the vi Editor, 4.4. Marking Your Place
passing wildcards to programs: UNIX Power Tools, 1.18. Who Handles Wildcards?
prompt setting: UNIX Power Tools, 7.8. Highlighting in Shell Prompts
quoting and
UNIX Power Tools, 8.14.2. How Quoting Works
UNIX Power Tools, 8.15. Differences Between Bourne and C Shell Quoting
sc program using: UNIX Power Tools, 49.8. It's Great to Have a Spreadsheet
terms for: UNIX Power Tools, 51.8. Type Bang Splat. Don't Forget the Rabbit Ears
' (single quotes)
sed & awk, 2.2. Command-Line Syntax
sed & awk, 2.3.1. Specifying Simple Instructions
UNIX Power Tools, 8.14.3. Single Quotes Inside Single Quotes?
around PS1 string: UNIX Power Tools, 7.8. Highlighting in Shell Prompts
marking lines (vile): Learning the vi Editor, 12.8.7. Visual Mode
passing wildcards to programs: UNIX Power Tools, 1.18. Who Handles Wildcards?
prompt setting and: UNIX Power Tools, 7.4. Faster Prompt Setting with Built-Ins
protecting special characters: UNIX Power Tools, 10.3. C Shell Aliases with Command-Line Arguments
quoting and
UNIX Power Tools, 8.14.2. How Quoting Works
UNIX Power Tools, 8.15. Differences Between Bourne and C Shell Quoting
quoting in sh and ksh
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.3. Quoting
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.2.3. Quoting
sc program using: UNIX Power Tools, 49.8. It's Great to Have a Spreadsheet
with bash pre-prompt commands: UNIX Power Tools, 7.13. Pre-Prompt Commands in bash
(( )) : (see condition tests, arithmetic)
( ) (parentheses)
sed & awk, 2.2.1. Scripting
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.10. Grouping Operations
\( \) metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.9. Remembering Patterns with \ (, \ ), and \1
( (move cursor) command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.2. Movement by Text Blocks
) (move cursor) command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.2. Movement by Text Blocks
[(, ]) (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
\(...\) metacharacters
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
as grouping metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 8.4. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 9.7. Extended Regular Expressions
as operators: UNIX Power Tools, 2.2. Shell Setup Files-Which, Where, and Why
finding and removing: Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.5. More Examples of Mapping Keys
for grouping commands: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
grouping expressions using: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
in extended regular expressions: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
matching: Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.2. A Special Search Command
subshell operators: UNIX Power Tools, 13.7. The () Subshell Operators
with replacing text: sed & awk, 5.3.1. Replacement Metacharacters
* (asterisk)
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
[*, ]* (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
* wildcard
Learning the Unix Operating System, 4.3. File and Directory Wildcards
Learning the Unix Operating System, 4.4.5.1. rm
** (exponentiation) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
** exponentiation operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
**= (assignment) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
*= (assignment) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
*= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
*= assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.2. Arithmetic Operators
as arithmetic operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
as metacharacter
sed & awk, 3.1. That's an Expression
sed & awk, 3.2.5. Repeated Occurrences of a Character
as wildcard character: UNIX Power Tools, 1.16. Wildcards
accessing entire array: Learning the Korn Shell, 6.3. Arrays
as default in case statement: Learning the Korn Shell, 5.3. case
built-in variable: Learning the Korn Shell, 4.2.1. Positional Parameters
as default list in for statement: Learning the Korn Shell, 5.2. for
as default list in select statement: Learning the Korn Shell, 5.4. select
examples: UNIX Power Tools, 50.6. Searching Online Manual Pages
ex commands starting with: Learning the vi Editor, 1.2.1. Problems Saving Files
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
filename wildcard: UNIX Power Tools, 15.2. Filename Wildcards in a Nutshell
in pcal: UNIX Power Tools, 48.9. PostScript Calendars with pcal
metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
multiplication operator
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.2. Arithmetic operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
regular expression metacharacter
UNIX Power Tools, 26.3. Understanding Expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.6. Repeating Character Sets with *
regular expression operator
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
wildcard
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.2. Filenames and Wildcards
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.3.3. Breakpoints
+ (plus sign)
++ (increment) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
+= (assignment) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
++ auto-increment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
+= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
+= assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.2. Arithmetic Operators
\+ metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
addition operator
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.2. Arithmetic operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
as arithmetic operator for expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
for next file lines (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.3. Line Addressing Symbols
in job reports: UNIX Power Tools, 12.1.1. Foreground and Background
metacharacter
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.5. Repeated Occurrences of a Character
sed & awk, 7.4. Pattern Matching
Learning the vi Editor, 8.4. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 9.7. Extended Regular Expressions
move cursor command
Learning the vi Editor, 2.2.1. Single Movements
Learning the vi Editor, 3.1.5. Movement by Line
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
regular expression operator
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
regular expression metacharacter: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
running commands when starting vi: Learning the vi Editor, 4.2.1. Advancing to a Specific Place
, (comma)
for line ranges (ex)
Learning the vi Editor, 5.1. ex Commands
Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.2. Defining a Range of Lines
repeat search command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.3.2. Current Line Searches
in filenames
UNIX Power Tools, 1.15. Filenames
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
- (hyphen)
- as dashes: UNIX Power Tools, 44.18. Standard Command-Line Parsing
-- (decrement) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
-- (two dashes) as argument to set command: UNIX Power Tools, 44.19. The Bourne Shell set Command
-- auto-decrement operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
-= (assignment) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
-= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
-= assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
C shell operator
UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.2. Arithmetic Operators
as arithmetic operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
character classes and: sed & awk, 3.2.4.1. A range of characters
command-line arguments starting with
UNIX Power Tools, 44.16. Handling Command-Line Arguments with a for Loop
UNIX Power Tools, 44.17. Handling Arguments with while and shift
filenames starting with: UNIX Power Tools, 23.14. Handling a Filename Starting with a Dash (-)
for command options: Learning the Unix Operating System, 1.2. Syntax of UNIX Command Lines
for previous file lines (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.3. Line Addressing Symbols
for stdin (on command line): UNIX Power Tools, 13.13. The "Filename" -
in login shell: UNIX Power Tools, 2.16. Approved Shells: Using Unapproved Login Shell
move cursor command
Learning the vi Editor, 2.2.1. Single Movements
Learning the vi Editor, 3.1.5. Movement by Line
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
subtraction operator
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.2. Arithmetic operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
with << operator: UNIX Power Tools, 8.18. Here Documents
-1 process ID: UNIX Power Tools, 38.12. Killing All Your Processes
-? option (elvis): Learning the vi Editor, 10.2. Important Command-Line Arguments
-? option (vile): Learning the vi Editor, 12.2. Important Command-Line Arguments
. (dot) command
. directory
Learning the Unix Operating System, 4.4.2.1. cp
Learning the Unix Operating System, 3.1.8.1. ls
. scripts: UNIX Power Tools, 44.23. Reading Files with the . and source Commands
.. directory shortcut
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.1.3. Changing working directories
Learning the Unix Operating System, 3.1.5.2. Relative pathnames up
Learning the Unix Operating System, 3.1.8.1. ls
Learning the Unix Operating System, 4.4.2.1. cp
.. for parent directory: UNIX Power Tools, 18.4.2. Links to a Directory
current directory: Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.1.3. Changing working directories
current line symbol (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.3. Line Addressing Symbols
filenames starting with: (see dot files)
for current directory: UNIX Power Tools, 18.4.2. Links to a Directory
in filenames
Learning the Unix Operating System, 4.2. File and Directory Names
UNIX Power Tools, 1.15. Filenames
UNIX Power Tools, 1.16. Wildcards
in pathnames: UNIX Power Tools, 1.21. Making Pathnames
metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
sed & awk, 3.1. That's an Expression
sed & awk, 3.2.2. A Wildcard
sed & awk, 3.2.5. Repeated Occurrences of a Character
UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
regular expression metacharacter
UNIX Power Tools, 26.3. Understanding Expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.3. Match any Character with . (Dot)
repeat command
Learning the vi Editor, 2.3.8.1. Repeat
Learning the vi Editor, 6.1. Confirming Substitutions
terms for: UNIX Power Tools, 51.8. Type Bang Splat. Don't Forget the Rabbit Ears
to hide files: Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.2. Filenames and Wildcards
to run a script: Learning the Korn Shell, 4.1. Shell Scripts and Functions
undo/redo (nvi): Learning the vi Editor, 9.8.3. Infinite Undo
.n filename extension: UNIX Power Tools, 1.17. Filename Extensions
/ (slash)
/< /> metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
/*/ wildcard: UNIX Power Tools, 44.6. Pattern Matching in case Statements
// as delimiter
sed & awk, 2.1. Awk, by Sed and Grep, out of Ed
sed & awk, 5.3. Substitution
/= (assignment) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
/= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
/= assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
/{ /} metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.2. Arithmetic Operators
[/, ]/ (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
as arithmetic operator for expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
division operator
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.2. Arithmetic operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
fast find and: UNIX Power Tools, 17.18. Using "Fast find"
for root directory
Learning the Unix Operating System, 3.1.3. The Directory Tree
Learning the Unix Operating System, 3.1.4. Absolute Pathnames
UNIX Power Tools, 1.19. The Tree Structure of the Filesystem
in ed commands: sed & awk, 2.1. Awk, by Sed and Grep, out of Ed
in filenames
UNIX Power Tools, 1.15. Filenames
UNIX Power Tools, 1.16. Wildcards
in pathnames
Learning the Unix Operating System, 3.1.4. Absolute Pathnames
UNIX Power Tools, 1.21. Making Pathnames
UNIX Power Tools, 14.2. Using Relative and Absolute Pathnames
pathname separator: Learning the vi Editor, 1.1.1. Opening a File
pattern addressing
sed & awk, 2.1. Awk, by Sed and Grep, out of Ed
sed & awk, A.2.1. Pattern Addressing
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
referring to marks (vile): Learning the vi Editor, 12.8.7. Visual Mode
search command
Learning the vi Editor, 1. The vi Text Editor
Learning the vi Editor, 3.3. Movement by Searches
opening files at specific place: Learning the vi Editor, 4.2.1. Advancing to a Specific Place
terms for: UNIX Power Tools, 51.8. Type Bang Splat. Don't Forget the Rabbit Ears
0 (move cursor) command
Learning the vi Editor, 2.2.3. Movement Within a Line
Learning the vi Editor, 3.1.5.1. Movement on the current line
0 (zero) process ID: UNIX Power Tools, 38.12. Killing All Your Processes
1
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
8-bit filenames: UNIX Power Tools, 23.15. Using unlink to Remove a File with a Strange Name
80cols file
UNIX Power Tools, 42.6.1. Single Line Screen Width: 80cols
UNIX Power Tools, 52.4. Quick Descriptions of What's on the Disc
9-track tapes: UNIX Power Tools, 20.6. Writing a Tape Drive on a Remote Machine
: (colon)
:+
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.1. Syntax of String Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.2. for
:-
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.1. Syntax of String Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.5. Advanced Examples: pushd and popd
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.3.4. Break conditions
:=: Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.1. Syntax of String Operators
:?
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.1. Syntax of String Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.5. Advanced Examples: pushd and popd
no-op command: Learning the Korn Shell, 8.4. trap
:! for UNIX commands in ex: Learning the vi Editor, 7.2. Executing UNIX Commands
:p operator: UNIX Power Tools, 11.10. Check Your History First with :p
as alternative to #: UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":"Operator
as comment character: UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":"(Operator
as logical operator for expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
as null character: UNIX Power Tools, 44.8. Test Exit Status with the if Statement
as parameter substitute
UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":" Operator
UNIX Power Tools, 45.12. Parameter Substitution
colon-separated lists: UNIX Power Tools, 4.10. Find All Command Versions with whereiz
csh command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: :
examples: UNIX Power Tools, 44.18. Standard Command-Line Parsing
for ex commands in vi
Learning the vi Editor, 1. The vi Text Editor
Learning the vi Editor, 5.1. ex Commands
: (colon) for labels: sed & awk, 6.4. Advanced Flow Control Commands
if loops using: UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":" Operator
line editing mode: Learning the vi Editor, 1.1.2. Problems Opening Files
sed command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 10, Reference: :
separating fields
UNIX Power Tools, 1.9. Which Shell Am I Running?
UNIX Power Tools, 5.6. Checklist: Terminal Hangs When I Log In
separating values: UNIX Power Tools, 5.3. Setting the Terminal Type When You Log In
sh and ksh command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: :
shell script comments: UNIX Power Tools, 45.2. The Story of : # #!
string editing operator: UNIX Power Tools, 9.6. String Editing (Colon) Operators
trap used with: UNIX Power Tools, 45.8. Handling Signals to Child Processes
while loops using: UNIX Power Tools, 45.9. The Unappreciated Bourne Shell ":" Operator
:vi command (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.1.2. Problem Checklist
:w (write) command: Learning the vi Editor, 4.2.2. Read-only Mode
; (semicolon)
sed & awk, 2.3.1. Specifying Simple Instructions
sed & awk, 2.4.1. Running awk
sed & awk, B.2.2.1. Line termination
statement separator
Learning the Korn Shell, 3.2. Aliases
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.3.1. String comparisons
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.5. Exercises
Learning the Korn Shell, A.6. Workalikes on PC Platforms
;; in case statement: Learning the Korn Shell, 5.4. select
for command sequences: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
for line ranges (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.5. Redefining the Current Line Position
on command line
Learning the Unix Operating System, 1.2. Syntax of UNIX Command Lines
UNIX Power Tools, 8.5. Command-Line Evaluation
repeat search command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.3.2. Current Line Searches
separating commands: UNIX Power Tools, 44.12. Trapping Exits Caused by Interrupts
= (equal sign)
:= (identify line) command (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.2. Defining a Range of Lines
== (equal to) operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
== C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.4. Comparison Operators
== equality operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
== inequality operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
=~ C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.4. Comparison Operators
=~ string equality: UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.4. Comparison operators
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
\= metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
as arithmetic operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
as relational operator for expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
UNIX Power Tools, 45.28.1. Examples
assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
equality operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
ex command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 9, Reference: =
for alias definitions: UNIX Power Tools, 10.4. Aliases in ksh and bash
for printing line numbers: sed & awk, 5.9. Print Line Number
sed command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 10, Reference: =
? (question mark)
?) wildcard: UNIX Power Tools, 44.6. Pattern Matching in case Statements
?*) wildcard: UNIX Power Tools, 44.6. Pattern Matching in case Statements
?: (conditional) operator
sed & awk, 8.1.1. Conditional Operator
sed & awk, 11.1.3. The C Conditional Expression
?: inline conditional evaluation
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
Bourne shell script variable: UNIX Power Tools, 44.7. Exit Status of UNIX Processes
\? metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
built-in variable
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.1. Exit Status and Return
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.1.2.2. ERR
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.5. Exercises
as metacharacter
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.5. Repeated Occurrences of a Character
as wildcard character: UNIX Power Tools, 1.16. Wildcards
examples: UNIX Power Tools, 47.5. Using C Shell Arrays
fast find and: UNIX Power Tools, 17.18. Using "Fast find"
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
filename wildcard: UNIX Power Tools, 15.2. Filename Wildcards in a Nutshell
foreach loop and: UNIX Power Tools, 9.11. Repeating a Command with a foreach Loop
in C shells: UNIX Power Tools, 47.5. Using C Shell Arrays
metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 8.4. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 9.7. Extended Regular Expressions
regular expression metacharacter: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
regular expression operator
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
search command
Learning the vi Editor, 1. The vi Text Editor
Learning the vi Editor, 3.3. Movement by Searches
shell variable: UNIX Power Tools, 6.9. Special C Shell Variables
wildcard
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.2. Filenames and Wildcards
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2.2. Korn shell versus awk/egrep regular expressions
Learning the Unix Operating System, 4.3. File and Directory Wildcards
@ (at sign): UNIX Power Tools, 9.5. Build Strings with { }
@ commands (csh)
UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.4. Examples
@-functions: Learning the vi Editor, 7.3.10. @-Functions
@-functions (vi): UNIX Power Tools, 31.4. vi @-Functions
@ option (vile)
Learning the vi Editor, 12.2. Important Command-Line Arguments
Learning the vi Editor, 12.4. Initialization
\@ metacharacter: Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
built-in variable: Learning the Korn Shell, 4.2.1. Positional Parameters
preserving whitespace: Learning the Korn Shell, 6.3. Arrays
regular expression operator
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
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.3.3. Breakpoints
csh command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 5, Reference: @
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
XXX_DQUOTE (yank from buffer) command
Learning the vi Editor, 4.3.1. Recovering Deletions
Learning the vi Editor, 4.3.2. Yanking to Named Buffers
[ ] (brackets)
[ at start of escape sequence: UNIX Power Tools, 5.8. Terminal Escape Sequences
[ command
UNIX Power Tools, 46.4. Stop Syntax Errors in Numeric Tests
UNIX Power Tools, 46.5. Stop Syntax Errors in String Tests
[ ] as wildcards brackets: Learning the Unix Operating System, 4.3. File and Directory Wildcards
[..] metacharacters: sed & awk, 3.2.4.3. POSIX character class additions
[::] metacharacters: sed & awk, 3.2.4.3. POSIX character class additions
[==] metacharacters: sed & awk, 3.2.4.3. POSIX character class additions
[[ ]]: (see condition tests)
[#, ]# (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
[(, ]) (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
[*, ]* (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
[. .] metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.2. POSIX Bracket Expressions
[/, ]/ (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
[: :] metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.2. POSIX Bracket Expressions
[= =] metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.2. POSIX Bracket Expressions
[D, ]D (file search) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.2. Include file searching
[I, ]I (file search) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.2. Include file searching
[[ ]] command (ksh): UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 4, Reference: [[ ]]
[[, ]] (move cursor) commands: Learning the vi Editor, 3.2. Movement by Text Blocks
[^D, ]^D (file search) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.2. Include file searching
[^I, ]^I (file search) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.2. Include file searching
[d, ]d (file search) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.2. Include file searching
[i, ]i (file search) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.2. Include file searching
[}, ]} (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
fast find and: UNIX Power Tools, 17.18. Using "Fast find"
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
filename wildcards: UNIX Power Tools, 15.2. Filename Wildcards in a Nutshell
metacharacters
UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.4. Character Classes
regular expression metacharacter: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.4. Specifying a Range of Characters with [...]
sc program using: UNIX Power Tools, 49.8. It's Great to Have a Spreadsheet
wildcards
UNIX Power Tools, 9.4. Use Wildcards to Create Files?
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.2. Filenames and Wildcards
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.3.2.2. Korn shell versus awk/egrep regular expressions
\ (backslash)
(see also escape sequences, awk)
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.9.2. Backslash-escaping
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
\< \> metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.8. Matching Words with \ < and \ >
\<, \> escape sequences
sed & awk, 3.2.11. What's the Word? Part II
sed & awk, 11.2.3.4. Extended regular expressions
\( \) metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.9. Remembering Patterns with \ (, \ ), and \1
\1, \2, ... metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.9. Remembering Patterns with \ (, \ ), and \1
\`, \' escape sequences: sed & awk, 11.2.3.4. Extended regular expressions
\{ \} metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.7. Matching a Specific Number of Sets with \ { and \ }
as metacharacter
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.1. The Ubiquitous Backslash
as continuation characters: Learning the Korn Shell, 1.9.4. Continuing Lines
before newline
UNIX Power Tools, 8.14.4. Multiline Quoting
UNIX Power Tools, 8.15.2. How Quoting Works
character classes and: sed & awk, 3.2.4. Character Classes
escaping special characters: UNIX Power Tools, 10.3. C Shell Aliases with Command-Line Arguments
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
for avoiding multiline commands: UNIX Power Tools, 9.13. Multiline Commands, Secondary Prompts
for escape sequences: UNIX Power Tools, 8.6.1. Portability
for quoting quote marks: Learning the Korn Shell, 1.9.3. Quoting Quotation Marks
in C shell scripts: UNIX Power Tools, 44.14. Putting awk, sed, etc., Inside Shell Scripts
in prompt settings: UNIX Power Tools, 7.12. External Commands Send Signals to Set Variables
in replacement text
sed & awk, 5.3. Substitution
sed & awk, 5.3.1. Replacement Metacharacters
in stty command: UNIX Power Tools, 5.9. Setting Your Erase, Kill, and Interrupt Characters
metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
\< \> metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
\(...\) metacharacters
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\+ metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\1, \2, ... metacharacters
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\= metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\? metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\@ metacharacter: Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\E metacharacter: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
\U and \L metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
\b metacharacter: Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\d, \D metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\e metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\f, \F metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\i, \I metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\k, \K metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\n metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\p, \P metacharacters
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\r metacharacter: Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\s, \S metacharacters
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\t metacharacter: Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\u and \l metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
\w, \W metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\{...} metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\| metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
placement of: UNIX Power Tools, 8.20. How Many Backslashes?
preventing history substitution: UNIX Power Tools, 8.5. Command-Line Evaluation
quoting and: UNIX Power Tools, 8.14.2. How Quoting Works
quoting in csh: UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.2.3. Quoting
quoting in sh and ksh: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.3. Quoting
\" (weak quotes): Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.1. Variables and Quoting
\1, \2, ... metacharacters
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
^
as pipe character in Bourne shell
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.1. Installing the Korn Shell as the Standard Shell
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
matching beginning of line in regular expressions
Learning the Korn Shell, 2.3.4. Moving Around in the History File
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.1. Installing the Korn Shell as the Standard Shell
^ (caret/circumflex)
^= (assignment) operator: sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
^= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
^= assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
^M: (see CTRL-m character)
^[: (see CTRL key)
^^ sequence
UNIX Power Tools, 11.5. My Favorite Is ^^
UNIX Power Tools, 11.7. History Substitutions
character classes and
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.4.2. Excluding a class of characters
cursor movement command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.1.5.1. Movement on the current line
exclusive OR operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
exponentiation operator
sed & awk, 7.6. Expressions
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
filename wildcard: UNIX Power Tools, 15.2. Filename Wildcards in a Nutshell
in control character: UNIX Power Tools, 41.11.1. Special Character Codes
in multiline pattern space: sed & awk, 6.1.1. Append Next Line
metacharacter
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.7. Positional Metacharacters
UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
regular expression metacharacter: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.1. The Anchor Characters: ^ and $
representing CTRL key
(see also CTRL- commands)
Learning the vi Editor, Keystrokes
within [ ] metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.5. Exceptions in a Character Set
within [] metacharacters: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
_ (underscore) in filenames: UNIX Power Tools, 1.15. Filenames
` (backquote/grave accent)
Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
archaic command substitution delimiter
Learning the Korn Shell, 4.4. Command Substitution
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
obsolescence in next release: Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell
command substitution
UNIX Power Tools, 9.16. Command Substitution
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
examples
UNIX Power Tools, 44.18. Standard Command-Line Parsing
UNIX Power Tools, 50.3. apropos on Systems Without apropos
for loops combined with: UNIX Power Tools, 45.16. Standard Input to a for Loop
nesting: UNIX Power Tools, 45.31. Nested Command Substitution
`` (move to mark) command
Learning the vi Editor, 4.4. Marking Your Place
Learning the vi Editor, 3.4.1. The G (Go To) Command
Learning the vi Editor, 4.4. Marking Your Place
marking characters (vile): Learning the vi Editor, 12.8.7. Visual Mode
quoting in sh and ksh: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.3. Quoting
{ } (braces)
/{ /} metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
Bourne shell list operators: UNIX Power Tools, 13.8. Using {list} to Group Bourne Shell Commands
\{ \} metacharacters: UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.7. Matching a Specific Number of Sets with \ { and \ }
building strings: UNIX Power Tools, 9.5. Build Strings with { }
creating new files with: UNIX Power Tools, 1.16. Wildcards
filename wildcards
UNIX Power Tools, 15.2. Filename Wildcards in a Nutshell
UNIX Power Tools, 15.3. Adding { } Operators to Korn (and Bourne) Shells
find -exec command and: UNIX Power Tools, 17.10. Running Commands on What You Find
foreach loop and: UNIX Power Tools, 9.11. Repeating a Command with a foreach Loop
in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.1. Variables
in shells: UNIX Power Tools, 1.18. Who Handles Wildcards?
with variable names: UNIX Power Tools, 6.8. Shell Variables
{ cmd } C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
{} (braces)
[{, ]} (matching) commands (vim): Learning the vi Editor, 11.10.2.3. Cursor motion commands for programming
\{...} metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 10.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
\{\} metacharacters
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.8. A Span of Characters
finding and matching: Learning the vi Editor, 7.5.2. A Special Search Command
grouping sed commands in
sed & awk, 4.2.1. Grouping Commands
sed & awk, 5.1. About the Syntax of sed Commands
groups of commands: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
in awk
sed & awk, 2.1. Awk, by Sed and Grep, out of Ed
sed & awk, 2.4.1. Running awk
sed & awk, 8.1. Conditional Statements
metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.1. Search Patterns
metacharacters
Learning the vi Editor, 8.4. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 9.7. Extended Regular Expressions
{ (move cursor) command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.2. Movement by Text Blocks
} (move cursor) command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.2. Movement by Text Blocks
| (vertical bar)
(see also pipelines)
UNIX Power Tools, 26.4.11. Extended Regular Expressions
UNIX Power Tools, 44.7. Exit Status of UNIX Processes
UNIX Power Tools, 44.18. Standard Command-Line Parsing
|& operator
UNIX Power Tools, 13.3. Send (only) Standard Error Down a Pipe
UNIX Power Tools, 13.5. Redirection in C Shell: Capture Errors, Too?
|= C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.1. Assignment Operators
|= assignment operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.1. Assignment operators
| for I/O redirection: Learning the Unix Operating System, 5.1. Standard Input and Standard Output
|&, background job with two-way pipes
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.5.4. Coroutines with Two-way Pipes
Learning the Korn Shell, 8.5.5. Two-way Pipes Versus Standard Pipes
|| (logical OR) operator: sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
|| OR operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
|| operator
UNIX Power Tools, 44.8. Test Exit Status with the if Statement
UNIX Power Tools, 44.9. Testing Your Success
UNIX Power Tools, 44.18. Standard Command-Line Parsing
UNIX Power Tools, 46.6. Watch Out for Bourne Shell -e Bug
UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
UNIX Power Tools, 45.6. Making Sure Your Script Runs with Bourne Shell, Without #!
examples: UNIX Power Tools, 44.9. Testing Your Success
inverse of a condition: UNIX Power Tools, 44.8. Test Exit Status with the if Statement
|| for condition tests
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.3.3. File Attribute Checking
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
|| for exit statuses
Learning the Korn Shell, 5.1.2. Combinations of Exit Statuses
Learning the Korn Shell, 9.2.3.3. Breakpoints
Learning the Korn Shell, A.2. The IEEE 1003.2 POSIX Shell Standard
\| metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 12.7. Extended Regular Expressions
alternation metacharacter
Learning the vi Editor, 8.4. Extended Regular Expressions
Learning the vi Editor, 9.7. Extended Regular Expressions
as case pattern separator: Learning the Korn Shell, 5.3. case
as logical operator for expr: UNIX Power Tools, 45.28. Quick Reference: expr
as metacharacter
sed & awk, 3.2. A Line-Up of Characters
sed & awk, 3.2.9. Alternative Operations
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
cursor movement command: Learning the vi Editor, 3.1.5.1. Movement on the current line
for combining ex commands: Learning the vi Editor, 5.2.7. Combining ex Commands
OR operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
noclobber variable and: UNIX Power Tools, 13.6. Safe I/O Redirection with noclobber
pipes:
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.7.3. Pipelines
Learning the Korn Shell, 10.1. Installing the Korn Shell as the Standard Shell
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
UNIX Power Tools, 1.3. Programs Are Designed to Work Together
piping commands: UNIX Power Tools, 13.3. Send (only) Standard Error Down a Pipe
piping output with: sed & awk, 10.5.1. Directing Output to a Pipe
precedence in C shell: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.2. Expressions
redirecting command output: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.4. Command Forms
~ (tilde)
sed & awk, 7.5.1. Referencing and Separating Fields
sed & awk, 7.8. Relational and Boolean Operators
Learning the Korn Shell, 1.6.1.2. Tilde notation
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3. Command-line Processing
Learning the Korn Shell, 7.3.1. Quoting
Learning the Korn Shell, A.1. The Bourne Shell
Learning the Korn Shell, A.2. The IEEE 1003.2 POSIX Shell Standard
:~ (substitute using last search pattern) command (ex): Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.4. More Substitution Tricks
C shell operator: UNIX Power Tools, 47.4.3.3. Bitwise and Logical Operators
along left screen margin: Learning the vi Editor, 1.1.1. Opening a File
as last replacement text: Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.1. Metacharacters Used in Search Patterns
binary inversion operator: UNIX in a Nutshell, 5.4.1.3. Bitwise and logical operators
case conversion command: Learning the vi Editor, 2.3.4. Changing Case
ending filenames: UNIX Power Tools, 14.11. Finding (Anyone's) Home Directory, Quickly
ex command: UNIX in a Nutshell, Chapter 9, Reference: ~
filename metacharacter: UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.2.2. Filename Metacharacters
filenames ending with: UNIX Power Tools, 17.18. Using "Fast find"
for home directory
UNIX Power Tools, 7.11. dirs in Your Prompt: Better than $cwd
UNIX Power Tools, 14.11. Finding (Anyone's) Home Directory, Quickly
in pathnames: UNIX Power Tools, 1.21. Making Pathnames
in public domain Korn shell: Learning the Korn Shell, A.4. pdksh
metacharacter
UNIX in a Nutshell, 6.3.2. Replacement Patterns
Learning the vi Editor, 6.3.3. Metacharacters Used in Replacement Strings
Learning the vi Editor, 11.7. Extended Regular Expressions
negation operator
UNIX in a Nutshell, 4.4.1. Operators
UNIX in a Nutshell, 11.5. Operators
within double quotes: Learning the Korn Shell, 3.4.1. Variables and Quoting
within variable expressions: Learning the Korn Shell, A.7. The Future of the Korn Shell


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