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# 8  
Old 10-03-2009
When I run
Code:
nawk -F'[>,]' '{print $2, $3}' a.txt | while read A B; do
  echo a is $A   b is $B
done

on a.txt
Code:
-94.49109387652327,39.2956736296775
-93.0906917141962,38.72762798197614
-90.57659976220785,40.25685140137304
-92.340961875134,39.44522321129584
-92.340961875134,39.44522321129584
-94.72083812873272,37.63567097374739

I get
Code:
a is 39.2956736296775 b is
a is 38.72762798197614 b is
a is 40.25685140137304 b is
a is 39.44522321129584 b is
a is 39.44522321129584 b is
a is 37.63567097374739 b is

Oh and I got the raw coords for a.txt from the Test.kml using
Code:
sed -n 's/.*<coordinates>\(.*\)\,.*/\1/ip;T' Test.kml

But the sed command does work fine on the a.txt at home hopefully its true for work too!

Last edited by Grizzly; 10-03-2009 at 08:50 AM.. Reason: Im forgetful
# 9  
Old 10-03-2009
Well,

The awk is supposed to run against this:
Code:

<coordinates>-90.57659976220785,40.25685140137304,0</coordinates>

(i.e. Test.kml)

Not against this:
Code:
-90.57659976220785,40.25685140137304

(i.e. a.txt)

My understanding is that you would run "awk .. | while read" against the kml file.

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