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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've got a csv file with data along these lines:
Spumoni's Pizza Place, Placemats n Things, Just Lamps
Counterfeit Dollars by Vinnie, Just Shades, Dollar StoreI want to replace the entire comma-delimited field if it matches something ending in "Place" or beginning with "Dollar",... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: palmfrond
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've got a file that looks like this (the whitespace between commas is intentional):
123456789,12,JOHN H DOE ,DOE/JOHN H ,,,DOE/JOHN H ,,,,,123 FAKE STREET ,SPRINGFIELD,XX,
I want to strip just the first name out of the third field so it reads "JOHN,". So far I... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Scottie1954
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I had created a whole bunch of files which are like *, *1, *2 etc...
Can someone tell me if there is a way to batch remove the whole directory?
I tried the solution which goes one level up and removes the file, but that doesn't seem to work for files beginning with a *.
Thanks in... (28 Replies)
Discussion started by: jamie_123
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
In my file, I have few records which are split across multiple lines.
pre-auth completed,in patient,\n
james,pre-auth completed,in patient,Fac_Id:23451,ramson,Dallas (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: machomaddy
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
A text file contains lines of fields seperated by some delimiter; space for example; some lines but not all will have in the second field a value like an inital (e.g., A. or B. or Jr.) for those lines with such a value in field 2, we wish to have that value deleted. We also wish to do this... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rfransix
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I met a problem to delete one column out of 32, say column 13. I tried awk and gawk but neither worked. The problem is col13 can deleted but the field separator is gone too, so that the output is not in tab-delimited format. Or, col13 can't be deleted. I want the output file with TAB as... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: yifangt
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello. I have the following issue: my txt file has the following format:
0 80282 Severe myopia contributed to Ron's inferiority complex.
0 42906 Dolphins are intelligent marine mammals. train/dr4/fklc0/sa2.txt
awk 'NR%2==0' test1.txt >... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: li_bi
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to use a script (preferably awk) which determines if the first character in a line is double-byte (as in Japanese or Chinese) and deletes it.
(in the above quote, I see Japanese on my screen for two lines - with 2 characters in the first and 3 characters in the... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: ubbeauty
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have file with 20 fields and its pipe delimiter. I need to remove the 18th field along with pipe delimiter that seperates 17th and 18th field. In turn that means i want to make it now a file with only 19 fields. Can some body let me know how ican remove the 18th field from the whole file? (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: dsravan
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've been searching around here and other places, but can't put this together...
I've got a unique list of words in file 1 (one word on each line).
I need to delete each line in file2 that begins with the word in file1.
I started this way, but want to know how to use file1 words instead... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: michieka