SEQSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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NAMEseq - print a sequence of numbers
SYNOPSISseq [OPTION]... LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST INCREMENT LAST
Print numbers from FIRST to LAST, in steps of INCREMENT.
- -f, --format=FORMAT
- use printf style floating-point FORMAT
- -s, --separator=STRING
- use STRING to separate numbers (default: \n)
- -w, --equal-width
- equalize width by padding with leading zeroes
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
If FIRST or INCREMENT is omitted, it defaults to 1. That is, an omitted INCREMENT defaults to 1 even when LAST is smaller than FIRST. FIRST, INCREMENT, and LAST are interpreted as floating point values. INCREMENT is usually positive if FIRST is smaller than LAST, and INCREMENT is usually negative if FIRST is greater than LAST. FORMAT must be suitable for printing one argument of type `double'; it defaults to %.PRECf if FIRST, INCREMENT, and LAST are all fixed point decimal numbers with maximum precision PREC, and to %g otherwise.
AUTHORWritten by Ulrich Drepper.
REPORTING BUGSReport bugs to <email@example.com>.
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
SEE ALSOThe full documentation for seq is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and seq programs are properly installed at your site, the command
- info seq
should give you access to the complete manual.
examples of using seq
Sequences with seq