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Old 06-08-2004, 02:38 AM   #1
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Colorize Text in Bash?

How can I apply color to an "echo" output text?


echo "Hello World!"

How to make it...mmm yellow?

Old 06-08-2004, 04:31 AM   #2
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echo -e '\E[1;33mHello world!'; tput sgr0
Is one way...

echo -en "\033[1;33mHello World! \033[0m\n"
is another. You will want to read up on ansi color codes

for i in 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37; do echo -en "\033[1;${i}m Hello World! \033[0m\n"; done
will show you the rainbow.

Last edited by bulliver; 06-08-2004 at 04:43 AM.


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