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Re: [unclassified] Can't send newline

From: Steve Scrimpshire
Subject: Re: [unclassified] Can't send newline
Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 04:05:11 -0000

On Tue, 4 Jul 2006 21:44:48 -0400
Ariel Frailich <address@hidden> wrote:

> Greetings!
> I'm trying to send a string to the modem from a script, using <screen  
> -S myscreen -X stuff "string%n">. The problem is that I can't get the  
> newline character across: it just echoes exactly as I send it. I've  
> tried ^m, ^M, %n, %r, \015 and various other octal characters, but to  
> no avail.

I actually figured this one out on my own after trying  everything from /n to 
\033 etc.
What I wound up doing is:

screen -S myscreen -X stuff "string <<actually hit Return>>

Putting the closing quotes on the next line.

Steve Scrimpshire
   The word "pixel" originally referred to the colored pegs in the Hasbro

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