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Re: [vox-tech] Padding Variables in bash



On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 07:51:38PM -0700, Ken Herron wrote:
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> >Is there something similar in bash?
> 
> I dunno...pipe them into awk so you can use printf? :-)

There is a 'printf' included in the GNU utilities for use in scripts. Use
'man 3 printf' or 'man sprintf' to find out about the formatting codes.

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