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# 8  
Old 10-21-2009
Also use code tags for your examples of input and output like in your former post please.

No, your command
find *datei* -exec grep "HelloWorld" {} \; -print

shows only the filename, no content at all.

Schwere Geburt Smilie now I know what you want:
find . -type f -exec grep -l OCT {} \; | while read LINE; do awk -v l=$LINE '{print l":"$0}' $LINE; done
./infile:16-SEP-2009 09:11:47
./infile:16-SEP-2009 09:11:47
./infile:30-SEP-2009 10:11:47
./infile:1-OCT-2009 10:11:47
./infile:6-OCT-2009 10:11:47
./infile:6-OCT-2009 12:31:01
./infile:16-OCT-2009 11:11:47
./infile:17-OCT-2009 11:11:47
./infile:18-OCT-2009 11:11:47

# 9  
Old 10-21-2009
Hi Zaxxon,


I need nawk but its works!

Thank you very much. greedings

---------- Post updated at 11:11 AM ---------- Previous update was at 11:00 AM ----------

Addition I would like the same for zip-Files

With gzgrep it don´t work Smilie

---------- Post updated at 11:30 AM ---------- Previous update was at 11:11 AM ----------

I have one more mistake:

The format is great but...

I search in many files:




Also only the one content of the file who I search "OCT"

Last edited by vgersh99; 10-21-2009 at 01:38 PM.. Reason: added code tags - charged 3K bits
# 10  
Old 10-21-2009
To keep the forums high quality for all users, please take the time to format your posts correctly.

First of all, use Code Tags when you post any code or data samples so others can easily read your code. You can easily do this by highlighting your code and then clicking on the # in the editing menu. (You can also type code tags [code] and [/code] by hand.)

Second, avoid adding color or different fonts and font size to your posts. Selective use of color to highlight a single word or phrase can be useful at times, but using color, in general, makes the forums harder to read, especially bright colors like red.

Third, be careful when you cut-and-paste, edit any odd characters and make sure all links are working property.

Thank You.

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