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Old 09-23-2011
Splitting a line with pattern in Sed - Unix

I have a file with single line, that line contains just like the following sample
00200100293^30^1^bla bla ...._______To:	zabell00200100293^30^3^aSub00200100293^30^4^ellaCc:	Sanders,De on my desk__________00200100293^30^4^___________________________________00A00ABC0293^30^1^something___To:	some text00A00ABC0293^30^3^aSub00A00ABC0293^30^4^ellaCc:	__________00A00ABC0293^30^4^___________________________________

I want to spilt up in to multiple line based on 00200100293^, 00A00ABC0293^ and etc...

00200100293^,00A00ABC0293^ - These numbers could be any thing but alpha-numeric the length is always fixed 11 digits followed by '^'. Basically the output should like the following.
00200100293^30^1^bla bla ...._______To:	zabell
00200100293^30^4^ellaCc:	Sanders,De on my desk__________
00A00ABC0293^30^1^something___To:	some text
00A00ABC0293^30^4^ellaCc:	__________

I am trying this one

cat inputfile |sed "s/^.\{11\}^/~/^.\{11\}^/g" |tr -s "~" '\n' >output

but it does not give me anything which I wanted, Can any one know how to resolve this. Much appreciated


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Old 09-23-2011
$ sed 's,00200100293,|&,g;s,00A00ABC0293,|&,g' infile | tr '|' '\n'

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Old 09-23-2011
Thanks, but the 00200100293^ and 00A0ABC0293^ are not the only values are in the file. it contains many different string but the length is always same with 11 digits followed by "^"
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Old 09-23-2011
$ nawk -F^ '{for(i=1;i<=NF;i++){if(length($i)>11){printf("^%s\n%s",substr($i,1,length($i)-10),substr($i,length($i)-10,length($i)))}else{printf("^%s",$i)}}}' inputfile
^00200100293^30^1^bla bla ...._______To: zabell0
00200100293^30^4^ellaCc: Sanders,De on my desk__________0
0A00ABC0293^30^1^something___To: some text00
0A00ABC0293^30^4^ellaCc: __________00

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Old 09-23-2011
Reposting the correct input:


00200100293^30^1^bla bla ...._______To: zabell00200100293^30^3^aSub00200100293^30^4^ellaCc: Sanders,De on my desk__________00200100293^30^4^___________________________________00A0ABC0293^30^1^something___To: some text00A0ABC0293^30^3^aSub00A0ABC0293^30^4^ellaCc: __________00A0ABC0293^30^4^___________________________________



00200100293^30^1^bla bla ...._______To: zabell
00200100293^30^4^ellaCc: Sanders,De on my desk__________
00A0ABC0293^30^1^something___To: some text
00A0ABC0293^30^4^ellaCc: __________

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Old 09-23-2011
$ nawk -F^ '{for(i=1;i<=NF;i++){if(length($i)>11){printf("^%s\n%s",substr($i,1,length($i)-12),substr($i,length($i)-10,length($i)))}else{printf("^%s",$i)}}}' infile 
^00200100293^30^1^bla bla ...._______To: zabel
00200100293^30^4^ellaCc: Sanders,De on my desk_________
0A00ABC0293^30^1^something___To: some text
0A00ABC0293^30^4^ellaCc: __________

# 7  
Old 09-23-2011
Thanks a lot. It works fine. Thanks again.

---------- Post updated at 05:27 AM ---------- Previous update was at 05:20 AM ----------

Thanks Kamaraj,

One more help.

Instead of returning 8 single line.. is it possible to get 2 single line for the above example.. something like.

00200100293^30^1^bla bla ...._______To: zabel aSu ellaCc: Sanders,De on my desk____________________________________________
0A00ABC0293^30^1^something___To: some text aSub ellaCc: _________________________________

Just wondering..

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