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# 1  
Old 06-25-2007
How to identify whether the return key is pressed ??

I want my program(ksh) to execute further only if the return key is pressed.
Please help.
i have already tried "\n", "\r", "^M" .

Thanks in advance
# 2  
Old 06-25-2007
Aik,
See if this is what you want:
Code:
echo "Press enter to continue."
read mGarbage

# 3  
Old 06-25-2007
Try this:

Control will go inside if block only if return is pressed.

Code:
#!/bin/ksh

echo "Press Enter"

IFS="\n"

read enterkey

if [[ -z $enterkey ]];then
   print "This is printed only for return key"
fi


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