[OS X TeX] Pdftricks problem

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Sun Feb 6 18:30:32 CET 2005

>>>>> Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> (PD) wrote:

>PD> Am 05.02.2005 um 16:23 schrieb Martin Buchmann:

>>> i'm still puzzled that i can't find seq

>PD> You don't need seq! I remember this programme vaguely ... Giving it a
>PD> numeric argument it creates the sequence of numbers from 1 up to the
>PD> argument!

>PD> You could try in bash:

>PD> i=i
>PD> while [ $i -le number ]
>PD>    do
>PD>    this or that
>PD>    i=`expr $i + 1`
>PD> done

>PD> or a replacement as shell function:

>PD> seq () { i=1; while [ $i -le $1 ]; do echo "$i "; i=`expr $i + 1`; done ; }

Or use this shell script as the seq program:

#! /bin/sh
while [ $n -le $1 ]
do echo $n
   n=`expr $n + 1`

Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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