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Old 07-26-2007, 07:49 AM   #1
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wrap lines at 80 for long aliases in .aliases.csh

Noob question:

I have a long alias that looks like this (all on one long line)....

alias alias_name 'command | grep -v "something" | grep -v "somethingelse" | grep -v "yetanotherthing" | sort -k4g'
except there are about 5 more greps in there. How do I wrap that line at 80?

I tried something like...
alias alias_name 'command | grep -v "something" | \
grep -v "somethingelse" | grep -v "yetanotherthing" | \
sort -k4g'
but that's not working out.

Last edited by jhwilliams; 07-26-2007 at 07:51 AM.


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