MAN Solaris - look (1)

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NAME

look - find words in the system dictionary or lines in a sorted list

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Files
Attributes
See Also

SYNOPSIS

/usr/bin/look [-d] [-f] [-tc] string [filename]

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DESCRIPTION

The look command consults a sorted filename and prints all lines that begin with string.

If no filename is specified, look uses /usr/share/lib/dict/words with collating sequence -df.

look limits the length of a word to search for to 256 characters.

OPTIONS

-d

Dictionary order. Only letters, digits, TAB and SPACE characters are used in comparisons.

-f

Fold case. Upper case letters are not distinguished from lower case in comparisons.

-tc

Set termination character. All characters to the right of c in string are ignored.

FILES

/usr/share/lib/dict/words

spelling list

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWesu

SEE ALSO

grep(1), sort(1), attributes(5)

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SunOS 5.11 look (1) 29 Mar 1994
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