C Shell Scripting/snippets

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String manipulation[edit]

How to lower and upper case a string using the tr command.

#!/bin/csh -f
 
set DS = \$
 
alias lower      tr 'A-Z' 'a-z'
alias upper      tr 'a-z' 'A-Z'
alias rot13     "tr 'A-M N-Z a-m n-z' 'N-Z A-M n-z a-m'"
 
alias ltrim     "sed 's/^[ \t\n\r]*//'"
alias rtrim     "sed 's/[ \t\n\r]*$DS//'"
alias trim      "sed 's/^[ \t\n\r]*//;s/[ \t\r\n]*$DS//'"
 
 
echo Hello | lower 
echo Hello | upper
echo Hello | rot13
 
echo "  yabba dabba do" | rtrim
 
set HELLO = " hELLO "
if ( `echo $HELLO | lower | trim` == "hello" ) then
      echo "match"
endif