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# 1  
Old 10-19-2009
Word count while excluding

Hello,

Is there a way to word count a file while excluding lines that have FRP in them?

wc -l "filename"?

Thanks in advance

Gideon
# 2  
Old 10-19-2009
Hi.

You could use grep, then wc.

Code:
grep -v FRP filename | wc -l

# 3  
Old 10-19-2009
or
Code:
grep -vc FRP filename

# 4  
Old 10-19-2009
You're on the money!
# 5  
Old 10-19-2009
Worked great, thnx a lot Smilie

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