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strings [options ] files

Search object or binary files for sequences of four or more printable characters that end with a newline or null. See also od .



Search entire file , not just the initialized data portion of object files. Can also specify this option as - .


Display the string's offset position before the string.

-n n

Minimum string length is n (default is 4). Can also specify this option as - n .

-t format

Specify how to print string offsets. format is one of d , o , or x for decimal, octal, or hexadecimal, respectively. Solaris only.

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