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seq - print a sequence of numbers

Synopsis

seq [OPTION]... LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST INCREMENT LAST

Description

Print numbers from FIRST to LAST, in steps of INCREMENT.

-f, --format=FORMAT
use printf style floating-point FORMAT (default: %g)

-s, --separator=STRING
use STRING to separate numbers (default: \n)

-w, --equal-width
equalize width by padding with leading zeroes

--help display this help and exit

--version
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. When given, the FORMAT argument must contain exactly one of the printf-style, floating point output formats %e, %f, %g

Author

Written by Ulrich Drepper.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

Copyright

Copyright (C) 2006 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 Also

The 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.


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