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Old 09-22-2009
"\n" wasn't recognized in exp script

hi, I am new in Expect

I wanna write something into a file, but it didn't recognize \n in my string.

for example, a simple script like this:
Code:
#!/usr/local/bin/expect --

set logfile [open test_msg.log w+]
puts $logfile "===========================\n        hello,allen\n===========================\n"

it shown everything in one line, but it should have been in different line,
any suggestion

thanks

Last edited by vgersh99; 09-22-2009 at 06:09 PM.. Reason: code tags, PLEASE!
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Old 09-22-2009
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