print text in color red

printTextInColorRed () { echo -e '\033[01;31m\033[K'"$@"'\033[m\033[K' ;} ## print text/string in color red
eg: printTextInColorRed foo bar foo bar [in red color]

By: totti
2013-08-28 10:06:59

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Alyssalauren · 15 weeks ago
Thanks a lot, this will make it easier for me to create coloring pages ( ausmalbilder zum ausdrucken ) when creating in code.
jimmyharley · 9 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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