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

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Name

select

Synopsis

                     
                        select
                      
                     name [ 
                        in
                      
                     wordlist 
                     
                        ;
                      ]
  
                        do
                     
                     commands
                     
                        done
                     

Choose a value for name by displaying the words in wordlist to the user and prompting for a choice. Store user input in the variable REPLY and the chosen word in name. Then execute commands repeatedly until they execute a break or return. The default prompt can be changed by setting the PS3 shell variable.

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