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Old 04-28-2010
Making Variables

Dear Friends,
Here I need your help once again.

I have a flat file with pipe de-limited format

e.g. 12345|1234567890|0|0|0|
(Total 5 values)

I want to take all non 0 ("Zero") values in variables named as anu1, anu2, anu3, anu4 and anu5.
Is it possible?

Please guide me.
Thank you in advance.
Anushree
# 2  
Old 04-28-2010
what about the other rows?
also depends how you want to use the variables.
one way:

Code:
while IFS="|" read a1 a2 a3 a4 a5
do
 echo $a1,$a2,$a3,$a4,$a5
done < file

you can have checks for non-zero values as per your requirement.
# 3  
Old 04-28-2010
Hi,

Try this,

Code:
#!/usr/bin/perl

while (<>) {
chomp;
@array = split /\|/;
for ($i=0;$i<$#array;$i++)
{
if ( $array[$i] eq 0 ) { print " $array[$i] : - Zero\n" ;}
else { print "$array[$i] : - Non Zero \n"; }
}
}

Code:
perl script.pl input_filename

# 4  
Old 04-28-2010
Thanks Anchal, and Thanks Pravin for the prompt responce.
I have tried Anchal's solution which worked fine only prob is it is not ignoring "Zeros", but its fine I think i can now manage those zeros.

Thank you again for both the solutions.
Take care, God bless you
Anushree
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