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echo(1) fish echo(1)

echo

echo [OPTIONS] [STRING]

echo displays a string of text.
The following options are available:
-n, Do not output a newline
-s, Do not separate arguments with spaces
-E, Disable interpretation of backslash escapes (default)
-e, Enable interpretation of backslash escapes

If -e is used, the following sequences are recognized:
\ backslash
\a alert (BEL)
\b backspace
\c produce no further output
\e escape
\f form feed
\n new line
\r carriage return
\t horizontal tab
\v vertical tab
\0NNN byte with octal value NNN (1 to 3 digits)
\xHH byte with hexadecimal value HH (1 to 2 digits)

echo 'Hello World'

Print hello world to stdout
echo -e 'Top\nBottom'

Print Top and Bottom on separate lines, using an escape sequence
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