">" command

Purpose

Saves a copy of all program output (except help) in a file.

Syntax

> file
>> file
> 

Comments

> creates a new file for this output. If the file already exists, the old one is lost, and replaced by the new one.

>> appends to an existing file, if it exists, otherwise it creates one.

A bare > closes the file.

Examples

> run1

Save everything in a file run1 in the current directory. If run1 already exists, the old one is gone.

>> allof

Save everything in a file allof. If allof already exists, it is kept, and the new data is added to the end.

>

Close the file. Stop saving.

 
gnucap/manual/commands/outfile.txt · Last modified: 2009/02/12 21:55 by aldavis
 
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