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Random word generation with AWK


I need to extract all the possible "chunks" of 7 or above letter "words" from this.

SO, my out put should be



How can I do that with awk or any other language? I have no clue where to start.

Thanks a lot in advance.
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echo "GTTCAGAGTTCTACAGTCCGACGAT" | perl -nle 'for ($j=7;$j<=length($_);$j++){for ($i=0;$i<=length($_)-$j;$i++){print substr($_,$i,$j)}}'

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thanks a lot for the quick reply. It works like charm. SmilieSmilie
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