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LOOP(1)			    General Commands Manual		       LOOP(1)

NAME
       loop -  prints to stdout	a series of numbers from `start' to `end'

SYNOPSIS
       loop [ -o ] [ -x	]

DESCRIPTION
       loop prints to stdout a series of numbers from `start' (arg 1) to `end'
       (arg 2),	with optional increment	(arg 3)	and  zero-padded  field	 width
       (arg  4).   Hex (-x) or octal (-o) output formats are available.	 Nega-
       tive numbers are	allowed, and a negative	`increment' does the  expected
       thing.

OPTIONS
       -o     Output numbers in	octal

       -x     Output numbers in	hexadecimal

EXAMPLES
	      $	loop 1 3
	      1
	      2
	      3

	      $	loop 2 6 2
	      2
	      4
	      6

	      $	loop 2 10 2 2
	      02
	      04
	      06
	      08
	      10

	      $	# Create 10 test files,	'test01' through 'test10'
	      $	for i in `loop 1 10 1 2`; do touch test$i; done

	      $	loop -x	-8 8 4 8
	      FFFFFFF8
	      FFFFFFFC
	      00000000
	      00000004
	      00000008

	      $	loop 4 0 -1
	      4
	      3
	      2
	      1
	      0

AUTHOR
       Murray Nesbitt (websrc@nesbitt.ca)

								       LOOP(1)

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