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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello, new to the forums and to awk. Glad to be here. :o
I want to pass two shell (#!/bin/sh) variables through to awk and use them. They will determine where to start and stop text extraction.
The code with the variables hard-coded in awk works fine; the same code, but with the shell... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: bedtime
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi UNIX Members,
I've been tasked with performing the following:
Extract a block of data in column form
#This data changes each time, therefore automating future procedures
Please Note the following:
line = reading a line from a file_list that leads to the data
The filename is called... (16 Replies)
Discussion started by: Klor
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a string like
Months=jan feb mar april x y ..
Here the number of fields in Months is not definite
I need to extract each field in the Months string and pass it to awk . Don't want to use for in since it is a loop . How can i do it (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Nevergivup
4. Windows & DOS: Issues & Discussions
I need some help,
I got a CSV file called test.txt with this text in it :
There's only a line and i need to copy theese numbers into variables :
The output file should look like this... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: jujulips
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to automate some tasks and while I've got the script itself working, I'm having difficulties with automatic file detection and associated variable setting...
for example, in a directory I've got several files... something along the lines of:
xis0_NAME_src.file... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: u5j84
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I can not remember the command to extract a variable from the date command.
Basically what I need to do is to store the values of date in variable and rearrange them. I can not remember the command or the syntax to do so.
Mon Mar 8 06:57:19 GMT 2010
$1 $2 ... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: adelsin
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am stuck in this problem. Please help.
I have two files.
FILE1 (with records starting from '>' )
>TC1723_3 similar to Scific_A7Q9Q3
>TC214_2 similar to Quiet_Ref100_Q8W2B2 Cluster;... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: smriti_shridhar
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to extract users environment variables via a sh script, and for some reason it is not working.
According to the su man page: Example 3: Executing command with user bin's Environment and
To execute command with the temporary environment and per-... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Tornado
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm only new to shell programming and have been given a task to do a program in .sh, however I've come to a point where I'm not sure what to do. This is my code so far:
# process all arguments (i.e. loop while $1 is present)
while ; do
# echo "Arg is $1"
case $1 in
-h*|-H*) echo "help... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: switch
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
If I do "ls -l filename" in a script, it should return something like this:
-rw-r--r-- 1 user group 5945 Feb 28 14:24 filename
How do I put each of the above strings into a different variable?
eg Permissions, username, groupname, date (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sniper Pixie