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Old 10-03-2009
AWK, print no of records after pattern match.

Hi ALL Smilie.

i have a file,

cat 3 +
dog 5 +
rat 6 -

i want to print no of record having pattern "+".
thanks in advance Smilie.
# 2  
Old 10-03-2009
Code:
 
awk '/\+/{i++}END{print "No. of + is " i}' infile

# 3  
Old 10-03-2009
Or if you don't <<have>> to use awk:

Code:
grep -c + infile


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