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  1. #1

    Bold Font in Bash Script

    Is it possible to get bold font in echo's as i'm one of these fussy people that like to have a nice look (yes, even with his scripting lol) [/b]

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
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    Nov 2002
    Queens, NY
    Because the 'ls' command sometimes can manipulate different colors, I would assume that there could be a way to manipulate rich types but maybe it's possible in Bash and not Bourne.
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  3. #3
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    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    You would have to send the escape sequences manually. Of course, that would look very bad in dumb terminals, but there's no other way, if you don't also want to check the value of the TERM variable. See the manpage for console_codes for a complete reference.

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