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Remove extra characters and sum the columns

I have data extracted like this:
Code:
A=%123% B=%456% C=%789%
A=%111% B=%222% C=%333%
A=%777% B=%888% C=%999%

Can someone please help me with a script to remove all the % signs and get the totals for A, B and C.
So output will be:
Code:
A=1368
B=666
C=2664

Thank you!

Last edited by Franklin52; 01-28-2011 at 03:30 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
# 2  
Something like this,
Code:
awk -F"[=%]" '{a+=$3;b+=$6;c+=$9} END{printf "A="a"\nB="b"\nC="c"\n"}' infile

# 3  
Cool! Just what I'm looking for. Thank you for the quick response. Smilie

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