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Old 09-07-2009
Malcomex999, sorry, your method doesn't work, shell says:

awk: syntax error near line 1
awk: bailing out near line 1

for each file.
# 9  
Old 09-07-2009
as always.... if on Solaris, use either /usr/bin/nawk or /usr/xpg4/bin/awk.
To pass shell variable to awk/nawk:
nawk -v FNT="${FileNameTemplate}" '{print FNT}' $file
nawk '{print FNT}' FNT="${FileNameTemplate}" $file

Last edited by vgersh99; 09-07-2009 at 01:31 PM..
# 10  
Old 09-08-2009
Yes, it is Solaris... I will try this and answer ASAP, thank you!

---------- Post updated Sep 8th, 2009 at 10:54 AM ---------- Previous update was Sep 7th, 2009 at 08:43 PM ----------

Hi vgersh99!
Nothing changed, depending on position of "-v ..." group in command line I have two states: one, file is printed on display and then awk stays in input mode and repeats all input to display, and second - syntax error.

---------- Post updated at 10:57 AM ---------- Previous update was at 10:54 AM ----------

By the word, even when I use not a variable but a value (-v FNT="ID_Action_DD_MM_YY"), situation is the same.
# 11  
Old 09-09-2009
I've found my mustake, I always used $ with a variable name in awk script. Without it everything works fine, thank you all!Smilie

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