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Old 11-03-2009
Split one Variable into three


i have a variable $VAR =15 14 13,

i want to split this number and store in 3 variables say

i know its simple but my mind is not giving me answers at this point of time. i will be running the code in Solaris Box..please help
# 2  
Old 11-03-2009
I think this code will serve you:

var1=`echo $var | awk '{print $1}'
var2=`echo $var | awk '{print $2}'
var3=`echo $var | awk '{print $3}'

# 3  
Old 11-03-2009
SmilieThank you Smilie its working
# 4  
Old 11-03-2009
Another way instead of using awk 3 times:

echo $var | read var1 var2 var3

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