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Old 10-10-2009
Question Finiding filenames with specific index string

Hi All,

I have a file (Names.txt) and the contents of the file is give below.

$ cat Names.txt

From these given file names I want to find the files which has the 6th index value as 2. So the needed out put will be as below.


Please help me if there is any command to do that.

Thanks for your help.

# 2  
Old 10-10-2009
egrep '^.....2' Names.txt

# 3  
Old 10-10-2009

sed -n "/.....2/p" file4 
sed -n "/.\{5\}2/p" file4

( or grep ;-) )
# 4  
Old 10-10-2009
Originally Posted by scottn

sed -n "/.....2/p" file4


sed -n "/.\{5\}2/p" file4

If you don't put a ^ in front of your regex you will also match:

# 5  
Old 10-10-2009
Yes, of course. Good point, thank you.

In any case the grep solution's the simplest one.

So easy to overlook the simple ones!
# 6  
Old 10-13-2009
Hi Neo,

Thanks for your help. It worked well.

Hi Scott,

Thanks for your help. That also worked well.

As you said, i used egrep, as it is the simple one.

Thanks again.
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