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# 1  
Old 12-29-2001
Question `echo` problem.

Have the following lines in a script:
Code:
  echo "-----------------------------------------------"\
       "---------------------" >> $xdfrpt
  echo "-   Date  -    - / - /stand - /u   - /u1  - /u2  -"\
       "/x1  - /x2  - /x3   -" >> $xdfrpt
  echo "-----------------------------------------------"\
       "---------------------" >> $xdfrpt

And it produces the following:
Code:
----------------------------------------------- ---------------------
-   Date  -    - / - /stand - /u   - /u1  - /u2  - /x1  - /x2  - /x3   -
----------------------------------------------- ---------------------

The question I'd like answered is how do I aviod the `gaps` appearing in the line?
# 2  
Old 12-29-2001
Hammer & Screwdriver Solved ...

Solved with the following:
Code:
  echo "-----------------------------------------------\c" >> $xdfrpt
  echo "---------------------" >> $xdfrpt
  echo "-   Date  -    - / - /stand - /u   - /u1  - /u2  -"\
       "/x1  - /x2  - /x3" >> $xdfrpt
  echo "-----------------------------------------------\c" >> $xdfrpt
  echo "---------------------" >> $xdfrpt

 

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