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. If the echo mode is inactive then information resulting from commands and progress bars in the user interface are not displayed.

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.