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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Initializing empty string with spaces Post 302363075 by cfajohnson on Monday 19th of October 2009 10:28:45 AM
Old 10-19-2009

Code:
var1=$( printf "%50s" " " )

In bash:
Code:
printf -v var1 "%50s" " "

 

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xmlindent(1)															      xmlindent(1)

NAME
xmlindent - XML stream reformatter SYNTAX
xmlindent [-o output file] [-i indent level] [-l max columns] [-n newline position] [-t] [-c] [-f] [-w] [-h] [-v] DESCRIPTION
XML Indent is a XML stream reformatter written in ANSI C. It is analogous to GNU indent. OPTIONS
-o output file Write indented XML to output file -i indent level Indent each level indent level spaces deeper -l max columns Wrap lines longer than max columns -t Use tabs instead of spaces -nas Suppress newline after start-tag -nae Suppress newline after end-tag -nbs Suppress newline before start-tag -nbe Suppress newline before end-tag -f Force newline on elements without children -w Overwrite original file -v Show version -h Show command line help AUTHORS
Pekka Enberg <penberg@iki.fi> Thomas Fischer <th.fischer@gmx.net> (man page) SEE ALSO
indent(1) Thomas Fischer 0.2.17 xmlindent(1)

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