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# 1  
Old 07-20-2011
Use two delimiters in awk

I have a file having lines like:

14: <a="b" val="c"/>
18: <a="x" val="d"/>
54: <a="b" val="c"/>
58: <a="x" val="e"/>


I need to create a file with output:
14
d
54
e

So basically, for every odd line I need 1st word if delimiter is ':' and for every even line I need 4th word if delimiter is "
........

Any help plz.....
# 2  
Old 07-20-2011
Code:
awk -F\" 'NR%2{sub (":.*","",$1);print $1;next}{print $4}' file

# 3  
Old 07-20-2011
Thanks a lot.. Its working in bash but not in ksh.
# 4  
Old 07-20-2011
Try:
Code:
awk -F'"' 'NR%2{sub (":.*","",$1);print $1;next}{print $4}' file

# 5  
Old 07-20-2011
I mean when run in cygwin, it works but when uploaded in unix server, it giving an error of "bailing out"
# 6  
Old 07-20-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by shekhar2010us
I mean when run in cygwin, it works but when uploaded in unix server, it giving an error of "bailing out"
What is the full error message you are receiving?
# 7  
Old 07-20-2011
I tried: awk -F'"' 'NR%2{sub (":.*","",$1);print $1;next}{print $4}' file
but its giving same error...

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awk: syntax error near line 1
awk: bailing out near line 1
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