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Top Forums UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers How to print the "grep" result as specified keyword order? Post 303037632 by RudiC on Thursday 8th of August 2019 08:47:53 AM
Old 08-08-2019
For reading the keywords from file, try grep -f id.txt

For keeping the sequence as given in id.txt, you could write e.g. an awk or perl script. Or try this very inefficient shell (untested):
while read ID
  do   grep $ID content.xls
  done < id.txt

Don't try with large files, as it scans through the entire content.xls for every single keyword in id.txt
Reading the content.xls file into an associated array indexed by the key value and then printing it according to the keys found in id.txt is left as an exercise for the reader.
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No space between the option flag and the associated arguments. EXAMPLES To update the main COE_data.txt with the new COEs estimations saved in the smaller COE_fresh.txt, try x2sys_merge -ACOE_data.txt -MCOE_fresh.txt > COE_updated.txt SEE ALSO
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