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Old 11-05-2009
grep for a special range

i search a command to get follow solution:

I search all lines with "mueller02" at the range 8 to 17

It is possible with
greb "^therange" mueller02 file


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Important is the search of the exact range !!!!!!! Thanks for answering
# 2  
Old 11-05-2009
grep '^.\{8\}mueller02' file1

The "m" of mueller starts at posistion 9.

(was ist greb?)
# 3  
Old 11-05-2009
Wow thats it! Thank you!

Is it possible to search with a Connection e.g.

grep '^.\{8\}mueller02' file1 + grep '^.\{17\}test' file1

in one Command?
# 4  
Old 11-05-2009
What what do you want to search for?

If you only want to extend the search of muellerXX, then

grep '^.\{8\}mueller02test' file1

To do multilple searches use extended regular expresions with grep:

grep -E "^.{8}mueller02|^.{17}test" file1

# 5  
Old 11-05-2009
you can use gawk as well it is easy using it.

gawk '(substr($0,9,9)=="mueller02") {print}'  file.txt

# 6  
Old 11-05-2009
Originally Posted by Timmää
grep '^.\{8\}mueller02' file1 + grep '^.\{17\}test' file1
You don't need to grep twice
grep '^.\{8\}mueller02test' file

or for second test as pattern
grep '^.\{8\}mueller02.\{4\}test' file

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