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Old 07-23-2009
Print the entire line if second field has value P

Friends,

I have .txt file with 3 millions of rows.

File1.txt
ABC1|A|ABCD1|XYZ1
ABC2|P|ABCD2|XYZ2
ABC3|A|ABCD3|XYZ3
ABC4|P|ABCD4|XYZ4

If second field has value P then print the entire line.

Thanks in advance for your help,
Prashant
# 2  
Old 07-23-2009
Code:
awk -F'|' ' $2=="P" ' infile > outfile

# 3  
Old 07-23-2009
Code:
awk -F"|" '{if ($2 == "P") print $0}' File1.txt

# 4  
Old 07-23-2009
Thank you for your help and quick reply.

For multiple field is this the right syntax?

awk -F'|' '$2=="P", $4=="XYZ4"' infile > outfile

Thanks,
Prashant
# 5  
Old 07-23-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by ppat7046
For multiple field is this the right syntax?
Code:
awk -F'|' '$2=="P" &&  $4=="XYZ4"' infile > outfile

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