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Old 11-10-2003
colored data output

Hi,

I am working with HP-UX 11.
I try to make an colored data output with echo.

I tried the following:

echo "\033]32m Red"

This works perfectly in my terminal.
But when I type the same at the hpterm, it does not work, the terminal just prints the complete text "\033]32m Red" without color.

Is there another way to make colored output, independent from the shell?!

Thx for your help

Ben Sky
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Old 11-11-2003
Im not sure how to get a red output, but if you simply want your text to standout then check out the command tput. Specifically, look at the bold option. I use HPUX 11.X and on this machine, the bold option sets the output to blue text.

Also, try doing something like this..I dont really know if this will work! A shot in the dark if you will.

RED_ON=`\033]32m Red`
RED_OFF=`Add the Red off sequence here`

echo "$RED_ON Add Your Text Here $RED_OFF"
 

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