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seq (1)

Name

seq - print a sequence of numbers

Synopsis

seq [OPTION]... LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST LAST
seq [OPTION]... FIRST INCREMENT LAST

Description

SEQ(1)                           User Commands                          SEQ(1)



NAME
       seq - print a sequence of numbers

SYNOPSIS
       seq [OPTION]... LAST
       seq [OPTION]... FIRST LAST
       seq [OPTION]... FIRST INCREMENT LAST

DESCRIPTION
       Print numbers from FIRST to LAST, in steps of INCREMENT.

       Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options
       too.

       -f, --format=FORMAT
              use printf style floating-point FORMAT

       -s, --separator=STRING
              use STRING to separate numbers (default: \n)

       -w, --equal-width
              equalize width by padding with leading zeroes

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       If FIRST or INCREMENT is omitted, it defaults to 1.  That is, an  omit-
       ted  INCREMENT defaults to 1 even when LAST is smaller than FIRST.  The
       sequence of numbers ends when the sum of the current number and  INCRE-
       MENT  would  become  greater than LAST.  FIRST, INCREMENT, and LAST are
       interpreted as floating point values.  INCREMENT is usually positive if
       FIRST  is smaller than LAST, and INCREMENT is usually negative if FIRST
       is greater than LAST.  INCREMENT must not be 0; none of  FIRST,  INCRE-
       MENT  and  LAST  may  be NaN.  FORMAT must be suitable for printing one
       argument of type 'double'; it defaults to %.PRECf if FIRST,  INCREMENT,
       and  LAST  are  all  fixed point decimal numbers with maximum precision
       PREC, and to %g otherwise.

AUTHOR
       Written by Ulrich Drepper.

REPORTING BUGS
       GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report seq translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+--------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |  ATTRIBUTE VALUE   |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Availability   | file/gnu-coreutils |
       +---------------+--------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted        |
       +---------------+--------------------+
SEE ALSO
       Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/seq>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) seq invocation'



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source  was  downloaded  from   https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/core-
       utils-8.30.tar.xz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils.



GNU coreutils 8.30                 July 2018                            SEQ(1)