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Old 08-14-2009
to extract specific value in a file

Hi Friends,

I have a file with the following values..

xyz.txt,12345.xml
abc.txt,04567.xml
cde.txt,12134.xml

I would like to extract all the 2nd column values like
12345
04567
12134

Please advice!!
# 2  
Old 08-14-2009
Code:
awk -F[,\.] '{ print $2}' oldfile > newfile


Last edited by jim mcnamara; 08-14-2009 at 06:42 PM.. Reason: syntax error
# 3  
Old 08-14-2009
One option using awk:
Code:
awk -F'[.|,]' '{print $3}'  file

# 4  
Old 08-14-2009
Thanks...working....Smilie-

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