[CentOS] question

Matt Hyclak hyclak at ohio.edu
Fri Oct 17 14:55:46 UTC 2008


On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 10:52:15AM -0400, Jerry Geis enlightened us:
> I am trying to increment a filename in a script example name is 000001.txt
> and I need to keep the leading 0's. I have no problem if the name was 
> 1.txt, 2.txt etc...
> var=`expr $var + 1`
> 
> however how do I keep the leading 0's?
> 

printf

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