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escape sequence

escape sequence 033 is used with echo to change foreground and background colour and many effects........

i wanna know what is the significance of' 033 ...... and why we use here 033 ONLY..


  • dev/null
    dev/null Posts: 1
    033 is octal representation for escape character (esc).

    For Bash (and other shells), the foreground/background changes require the command to send escape characters before/after other codes, hence the use of 033.


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