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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting fixed record length Post 302069513 by george_ on Monday 27th of March 2006 06:41:17 AM
Old 03-27-2006
it doesn't solve the problem...

in each file I have to change
substr parameters
instead of substr($1,7,11)" ,"substr($2,1,4)","substr($2,5,7)"

I want substr($the_whole_line,7,11),substr($the_whole_line,12,17)

ls that possible?

thanks.
 
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GREP(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   GREP(1)

NAME
grep - search a file for lines containing a given pattern SYNOPSIS
grep [-elnsv] pattern [file] ... OPTIONS
-e -e pattern is the same as pattern -c Print a count of lines matched -i Ignore case -l Print file names, no lines -n Print line numbers -s Status only, no printed output -v Select lines that do not match EXAMPLES
grep mouse file # Find lines in file containing mouse grep [0-9] file # Print lines containing a digit DESCRIPTION
Grep searches one or more files (by default, stdin) and selects out all the lines that match the pattern. All the regular expressions accepted by ed and mined are allowed. In addition, + can be used instead of * to mean 1 or more occurrences, ? can be used to mean 0 or 1 occurrences, and | can be used between two regular expressions to mean either one of them. Parentheses can be used for grouping. If a match is found, exit status 0 is returned. If no match is found, exit status 1 is returned. If an error is detected, exit status 2 is returned. SEE ALSO
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