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hi, i would like to know how i can echo to screen the number of parameters entered in a bourne shellscript program

ie. if the person types "hello hello hello hello hello" i want it to echo to screen "5 parameters were entered"

any help appreciated, thanks
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#!/usr/bin/sh

echo "$# parameters were entered"

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i already figured this out, but as you answered me right ill give u the points anyway :p
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