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Old 08-28-2009
Pipe delimitated line with 148 columns

I have a pipe delimitated line with 148 columns.

Code:
123|ABC|XYZ|999|8|N|PRA/PA|Search|2|E|WW|KHG|| T |Y|U|KA|9W|K45|

If I need to change a value in different column as below, how do I do that please?
In column 14 change value to 100
In column 30 change value to XY
In column 77 change value to OPQ
In column 135 change value to LCB

Thanks,
Prashant

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It looks like you've been a number 'awk'-based solutions in the past.
What have you tried yourself so far?
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Old 08-28-2009
awk '{$14="100";$30="XY";$77="OPQ";$135="LCB";print}' yourfile

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