print to more than one outfile AWK

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print to more than one outfile AWK

I'd like to do an if / else if condition and print to different files.

Something like:

awk '{ 
      if ($1 == "yes")  print $2, $4 < infile > outfile1 ;
else if ($1 == "No")   print $2, $4 < infile > outfile2  


Obviously I don't know the syntax.

Thanks so much.

Last edited by zaxxon; 12-18-2009 at 06:52 AM.. Reason: use code tags please, thank you
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awk '$1=="yes"{print $2, $4 > outfile1} $1=="no"{print $2, $4 > outfile2}' infile

awk '{if ($1=="yes"){print $2, $4 > "outfile1"} 
      if($1=="no"){print $2, $4 > "outfile2"}
     }' infile

awk '{p=($1=="yes")?1:2; print $2, $4 > "outfile"p}' infile

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 12-17-2009 at 06:39 PM..
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awk '
  $1 == "yes" { print $2, $4 > "outfile1" }
  $1 == "no" { print $2, $4 > "outfile2" }
' infile

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Thanks so much. That worked.

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gawk '$1~/^(yes|no)$/{ print $2,$4 > "outfile."$1}' inputfile

Last edited by Scott; 12-17-2009 at 10:29 PM..
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Originally Posted by ichigo
gawk '$1~/^(yes|no)$/{ print $2,$4 > "outfile."$1}' inputfile

No-where in the OP's question did I see where the output files should be called output.yes or

I don't have gawk, and your code doesn't work with awk.
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