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Old 09-18-2009
counting number of sentence

Hi all

I want to count total numbers of sentences separated by fullstop (.) in different files under a directory at one go. Any help is appreciated.
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Old 09-18-2009
find -type f -exec grep -o '\.' {} \; | wc -l

The above may satisfy your requirement with some limitations in it.
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Old 09-18-2009
 find . -type f -exec cat {} \; | tr '.' "\n" | grep -v "^$" | wc -l

The abobe command will give you total number of sentences in all the files in that directory.

for file in `find . -type f`
echo -n $file
cat $file | tr '.' "\n" | grep -v "^$" | wc -l

Above script will give the numbers of sentences in each file.
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Old 09-18-2009

$ for f in `find . -type f `
    awk 'BEGIN { RS="." } END { print FILENAME, NR - 1 }' $f 

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