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Old 10-24-2009
Need help with program error

Code:
#!/bin/csh 
  #
  # Time of day greeting 
  #
  # usage: greet [hour between 0-23]
  #
  if ($#argv == 0) then 
     set hour = ‘date +%H’
  else 
     set hour = $argv[1]
  endif
  #
  if ($hour < 12) then
     echo "Good Morning\!"
  else
     if ($hour < 18) then 
        echo "Good Afternoon\!"
     else 
        echo "Good Evening\!"
     endif
  endif
  #
  exit 0
  #

Why does the line set hour = ‘date +%H’ not work correctly?

I get an if: Expression syntax.

Last edited by glock1800; 10-24-2009 at 04:08 PM.. Reason: code tags, please.
# 2  
Old 10-24-2009
back-quotes, not single quotes.
Code:
set hour = `date +%H`



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Old 10-24-2009
Thank you so much!

sorry for the noob question but this was driving me crazy.

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