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REVOUTPUT(3am)             GNU Awk Extension Modules            REVOUTPUT(3am)




NAME

       revoutput - Reverse output strings sample extension


SYNOPSIS

       @load "revoutput"

       BEGIN { REVOUT = 1 }    # Reverse all output strings


DESCRIPTION

       The  revoutput extension adds a simple output wrapper that reverses the
       characters in each output line.  It's main purpose is to  show  how  to
       write  an  output  wrapper,  although  it  may be mildy amusing for the
       unwary.


EXAMPLE

       @load "revoutput"

       BEGIN {
           REVOUT = 1
           print "hello, world" > "/dev/stdout"
       }

       The output from this program is:

       dlrow ,olleh


BUGS

       This extension does not affect the default standard output.


SEE ALSO

       GAWK:  Effective   AWK   Programming,   filefuncs(3),   fnmatch(3),
       fork(3),   inplace(3),  ordchr(3),  readdir(3),  readfile(3),
       rwarray(3), time(3).


AUTHOR

       Arnold Robbins, arnold@skeeve.com.


COPYING PERMISSIONS

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Free Software Foundation          Aug 02 2015                   REVOUTPUT(3am)

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