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LOOK(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   LOOK(1)

look - find lines in a sorted list SYNOPSIS
look [ -df ] string [ file ] DESCRIPTION
Look consults a sorted file and prints all lines that begin with string. It uses binary search. The options d and f affect comparisons as in sort(1): d `Dictionary' order: only letters, digits, tabs and blanks participate in comparisons. f Fold. Upper case letters compare equal to lower case. If no file is specified, /usr/dict/words is assumed with collating sequence -df. FILES
/usr/dict/words SEE ALSO
sort(1), grep(1) 7th Edition April 29, 1985 LOOK(1)

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look(1) 							   User Commands							   look(1)

look - find words in the system dictionary or lines in a sorted list SYNOPSIS
/usr/bin/look [-d] [-f] [-tc] string [filename] DESCRIPTION
The look command consults a sorted filename and prints all lines that begin with string. If no filename is specified, look uses /usr/share/lib/dict/words with collating sequence -df. look limits the length of a word to search for to 256 characters. OPTIONS
-d Dictionary order. Only letters, digits, TAB and SPACE characters are used in comparisons. -f Fold case. Upper case letters are not distinguished from lower case in comparisons. -tc Set termination character. All characters to the right of c in string are ignored. FILES
/usr/share/lib/dict/words spelling list ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWesu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
grep(1), sort(1), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 29 Mar 1994 look(1)
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