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Old 06-09-2011
Printing from Shell Script

My print alias that works fine from the command line does not function from withn a shell script. Instead of actually performing the printing, it instead writes out the name of the file I'm trying to print. Does anyone know why? Much Thanks.
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Old 06-09-2011
Because aliases don't work in scripts. Aliases only work for interactive users.

Functions will though, if your shell has them. What is your shell?
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Old 06-09-2011
Originally Posted by Corona688
Because aliases don't work in scripts. Aliases only work for interactive users.

Functions will though, if your shell has them. What is your shell?
Korn Shell
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Old 06-09-2011
Try a function then.

function asdf
        echo $1 $2

asdf a b

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