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Old 11-30-2007
how can i create a simple progress bar in shell

please help me as i want to create a simple process bar to check the status for any script.........
especially in UNIX
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Old 11-30-2007
# 3  
Old 11-30-2007
Data

i have already checked them they are not working...........
i need a working one..
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Old 11-30-2007
done ---

#!/bin/sh
i=50
echo "0--------20--------40-------60--------80-------100%"
while [ $i -ge 0 ]
do
echo "#\c"
sleep 1
i=`expr $i - 1`
done



but can i get the script log/output and this progress bar on the same screen
as my scripts has various steps and function and i wanted to see the o/p also n this progress bar also
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Old 11-30-2007
cummon guys please helpSmilie
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Old 11-30-2007
Though not a shell script, but can be of interest:

Theiling Online: ASCII bar

HTH
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