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# 1  
Old 08-19-2009
Print value few lines above

Hi,
I have a file with below entries

EMPno : R4343
name : Antony
....


Result PASS.

I need to record empno into new file based up on the result as "PASS".
Please suggest me.
Thanks
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Old 08-19-2009
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Not sure if this is what you want:
Code:
$> awk '$1 == "EMPno" {r=$0} /^Result PASS.$/ {print r > "newfile"}' infile
$> cat newfile
EMPno : R4343

# 3  
Old 08-19-2009
Thanks. Its working fine.

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