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Wrench Echo out running commands

Is there any way in a script to print out the commands being ran? In DOS script, there is the "@echo on" and "@echo off".

so I have a script like this:

Code:
#!/bin/ksh

echo "hello there.  moving files."
<turn on echoing here>
cp thisfile.txt thatfile.txt
cp whatfile.prop whyfile.prop
<turn off echoing here>
echo "Done"

So basically, I want to print out the copy lines so the user sees what's going on.
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To turn on tracing
Code:
set -x

To turn off tracing
Code:
set +x


Is this all you are after?




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EXCELLENT! That's what I needed. Thank you!
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