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# 1  
Old 08-23-2009
sed insert text at particular line

I know that
Code:
sed -n '12p' file

will print line 12 but how might I insert text to a specified line?

thanks
# 2  
Old 08-24-2009
Code:
sed '3 i insert me at line 3 please' your_file


Last edited by ripat; 08-24-2009 at 03:12 AM..
# 3  
Old 08-24-2009
I hope a bit modification to the above solution is needed.

some thing like this :
Code:
sed '3i\
This is the third line' file_name.txt


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