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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting If then else - Retry operation Post 302844741 by rdcwayx on Tuesday 20th of August 2013 01:18:53 AM
Old 08-20-2013
Code:
#!/bin/bash
# Put Values in an myarrayname and read them back
file="file.txt"     # input filename

while read line ;do
      wardevent=${line:3:2}                        # find the wardells Event code
      eventnam=$(echo $line | cut -d '"' -f4)        # Extract the event
      t=1
      while [ $t == "1" ]
      do
            read -p "Enter the code for the Center event $eventnam  - " mmevent </dev/tty
            read -p "Is this Event Code correct? y/n " yes </dev/tty
            if [ "$yes" == "y" ]; then
                myarrayname["$wardevent"]="$mmevent"    # Write new line to Array and Continue to next entry
                t=0
            fi
      done
done <"$file"

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line(1)                                                            User Commands                                                           line(1)

NAME
line - read one line SYNOPSIS
line DESCRIPTION
The line utility copies one line (up to and including a new-line) from the standard input and writes it on the standard output. It returns an exit status of 1 on EOF and always prints at least a new-line. It is often used within shell files to read from the user's terminal. EXIT STATUS
Exit status is: 0 Successful completion >0 End-of-file on input. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
sh(1), read(2), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 1 Feb 1995 line(1)

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