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Purpose:Display a message to standard error (STDERR) without performing any variable expansion or redirection.

 

Format:ECHOXERR message

 

messageText to display.

 

See also: ECHO, ECHOERR, ECHOSERR, ECHOX, SCREEN, SCRPUT, TEXT, and VSCRPUT.

 

Usage:

 

ECHOXERR will echo the message text to STDERR without doing any of the parser processing (variables, redirection, escaped characters, etc.).

 

Display rules

 

The first space after the command name is ignored.

Trailing spaces in message are ignored.

The ASCII NUL character cannot be included in message.

 

ECHOXERR is useful for text output when you want to display some text that may have embedded special characters (like %, <. >, or |).