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Linux and Unix Shell Programming by David Tansley

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25.2. Creating a quick print document

Suppose you wanted to create and print a little message document. You do not have to run vi; you can use this method instead. As soon as you hit return after typing QUICKDOC using this example, the document will be sent to the printer.

						$ lpr <<QUICKDOC 
   **** INVITATION**** 
 The Star Trek convention is in town 
next week. Be there. 

Ticket prices: (please phone) 
--------------------------------
QUICKDOC
					

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