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LESSECHO(1)                                                        LESSECHO(1)



NAME
       lessecho - expand metacharacters

SYNOPSIS
       lessecho [-ox] [-cx] [-pn] [-dn] [-mx] [-nn] [-ex] [-a] file ...

DESCRIPTION
       lessecho  is  a program that simply echos its arguments on standard output.  But any argument containing spaces
       is enclosed in quotes.

OPTIONS
       A summary of options is included below.

       -ox    Specifies "x" to be the open quote character.

       -cx    Specifies "x" to be the close quote character.

       -pn    Specifies "n" to be the open quote character, as an integer.

       -dn    Specifies "n" to be the close quote character, as an integer.

       -mx    Specifies "x" to be a metachar.

       -nn    Specifies "n" to be a metachar, as an integer.

       -ex    Specifies "x" to be the escape char for metachars.

       -fn    Specifies "n" to be the escape char for metachars, as an integer.

       -a     Specifies that all arguments are to be quoted.  The default is that only arguments containing spaces are
              quoted.

SEE ALSO
       less(1)

AUTHOR
       This  manual  page was written by Thomas Schoepf <schoepfATdebian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may
       be used by others).

       Send bug reports or comments to bug-lessATgnu.org.



                           Version 436: 07 Jul 2009                LESSECHO(1)