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Thursday, 11 October 2012

Linux Bash Scripting: how to print a big chess board anywhere on the screen

abu sittik | 11:12 |

Bash Linux Unix shell scripting

In this post, we will see how to create a big chess board that can be displayed anywhere on the screen rather than being displayed left aligned. Below is the script which displays the Chess board on the screen.

If you want to make changes to the above script for changing the size and the position of the chess board, you can change the following variables in the script.

1) row - to change the number of lines to leave from top before printing the chess board
2) col - to change the number of columns to leave from left before printing the chess board
3) j in second for loop - to increase or decrease the height of the block
4) No. of spaces in echo statement to change the width of the block

The same script using C style for loop:



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