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Old 05-12-2010
specifying multiple conditions in AWK

how can i specify more than 1 consition in the following AWK statament??


i.e. if $2 is ABCD and $3 is MNOP and $4 is KLPM

similarly for OR


Code:
#!/bin/ksh
awk -F '[;]' ' $2 == "ABCD"  { print $2, $3;}'  file.xml

# 2  
Old 05-12-2010
Hi.

Something like:
Code:
awk -F ';' '($2 == "ABCD") && ($3 == "MNOP") && ($4 == "KLPM") { print $2, $3;}'  file.xml

You could combine that to
Code:
awk -F ';' '$2 $3 $4 == "ABCDMNOPKLPM" { print $2, $3;}'  file.xml

(if you wanted Smilie)

Last edited by Scott; 05-12-2010 at 12:34 PM..
# 3  
Old 05-12-2010
thanks
Quote:
Originally Posted by scottn
Hi.

Something like:
Code:
awk -F ';' '($2 == "ABCD") && ($3 == "MNOP") && ($4 == "KLPM") { print $2, $3;}'  file.xml


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