Date of last revision: 9/20/1997

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script filename

where filename is the file that you want to log all activity to.

Anything you do (run a program, do a directory listing, etc) will be recorded in the file filename. To stop recording to this file, you must type either "exit" or Ctrl-D (Hold down control and press the D key simultaneously) at your Unix prompt.

WARNING: Sometimes, for no apparent reason, script will refuse to work. We don't know why this is. Script is known for it's exceptional ability to not work when you need it to (sort of like Murphy's Law). If it does not work the first time you run it, then don't run it again as it may cause system problems now or in the future.

The file that script creates is an ASCII Text file and can be printed. Check "helpme printing-unix" for more information.


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