Shell scripting question (line feed)

Posted on 2011-10-25
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
If I use an echo in a script, I get a blank line

What I want is to show a


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like the use has hit the return screen inside of the shell,

How can I do this
Question by:Los Angeles1
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pilson66 earned 2000 total points
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echo -e "#\n#\n#"

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by:Los Angeles1
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Actually I wanted to simulate a line feed, if that is possible.  I wanted to force the shell script to think the user had just entered a return without a command

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pilson66 earned 2000 total points
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while true; do read -p "#"; done

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