LOOK(1) User Commands LOOK(1)


NAME


look - find words in the system dictionary or lines in a sorted list

SYNOPSIS


/usr/bin/look [-d] [-f] [-tc] string [filename]


DESCRIPTION


The look command consults a sorted filename and prints all lines that
begin with string.


If no filename is specified, look uses /usr/share/lib/dict/words with
collating sequence -df.


look limits the length of a word to search for to 256 characters.

OPTIONS


-d
Dictionary order. Only letters, digits, TAB and SPACE characters
are used in comparisons.


-f
Fold case. Upper case letters are not distinguished from lower
case in comparisons.


-tc
Set termination character. All characters to the right of c in
string are ignored.


FILES


/usr/share/lib/dict/words
spelling list


SEE ALSO


grep(1), sort(1), attributes(7)


March 29, 1994 LOOK(1)