program echo command


program echo keyword

Set the echo state.


As with all program commands, use of the command word program is optional; program echo and echo are both valid.

If activated, each command sent to the command processor is displayed in the console. If logging has been activated with the program log-file command, output is also saved to the log file. By default, the echo mode is active.

The following options are available:


Turns echo on and off.


If this keyword is given, then the output is suppressed for the current input source; such as the current data file or the current command/endcommand block in FISH.