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# 8  
Old 08-11-2009
Try...

Code:
#!/bin/ksh
cnt=1
while read line
do
a=$(echo $line | cut -d " " -f1)
b=$(echo $line | cut -d " " -f2)
c=$(echo $line | cut -d " " -f3)
d=$(echo $line | cut -d " " -f4)
if [ "${d}" == "-" ]
then
c=`awk -v var=${cnt} 'NR==var' "user_Defined_file"`
cnt=`expr $cnt + 1`
fi
echo $a " " $b " " $c " " $d;
done < "Main_file"

# 9  
Old 08-14-2009
Could you plz post sample input files

Thanx

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