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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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local

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                        local
                      [options] [variable[
                        =
                     
                     value]] [variable2[
                        =
                     
                     value]] ...

Without arguments, print all local variables. Otherwise, create (and set, if specified) one or more local variables. See the declare built-in command for options. Must be used within a function.

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