Print ARGUMENT(s) according to FORMAT.
|--help||display this help and exit|
|output version information and exit|
|FORMAT controls the output as in C printf. Interpreted sequences are:|
|\NNN||character with octal value NNN (1 to 3 digits)|
|\c||produce no further output|
|\xHH||byte with hexadecimal value HH (1 to 2 digits)|
|\uHHHH||Unicode (ISO/IEC 10646) character with hex value HHHH (4 digits)|
|Unicode character with hex value HHHHHHHH (8 digits)|
|%%||a single %|
|%b||ARGUMENT as a string with \ escapes interpreted,|
|except that octal escapes are of the form \0 or \0NNN|
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of printf, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shells documentation for details about the options it supports.