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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
If I have a file like the following
abc def ghr
ddef 5466 def ed
I`m trying to find exact words from the list
def (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ritakadm
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file which has numerous lines and some of the lines having special characters in it. i want to grep the lines which are having special characters.
one line looks like - %*()$#@"", | acbd
antoher line looks like ***##^%! | efcg
so these kind of lines are present... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: rbalaj16
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is there any command or shell script to grep any special character from a file ? I have a huge file containing millions of user names; the requirement is to find names containing special characters.
for i in `cat username.txt`
#COMMAND to grep special character
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Discussion started by: poga
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a file with an ID which I'm using to grep out the original record from another file. Problem is I have special characters in the original file, and grep is returning only a partial record. How can I get around this?
Appreciate your help!
Pete (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: peteroc
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm looking for SED equivalent for grep -w -f. All I want is to search a list of patterns from a file. Also If the pattern doesn't match I do not want "null returned", rather I would prefer some text as place holder say "BLANK LINE" as I intend to process the output file based on line number.
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Discussion started by: novice_man
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have a file called test
"how" are you4
i am trying to print all lines from test that either end with a digit or contain a double quote character anywhere on the line.
grep -n '$' test and was able to print lines ending with digits.
i also did... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: hobiwhenuknowme
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am issuing the following command:
grep "" *
Looking for the characters \/:*?"<>|#+%& within all files in a directory, but the command fails being unhappy with pipe:
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error: `|' is not expected.
How do I force the command to take the pipe | ? I guess... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: daveaasmith
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file that I am processing with a while loop from, in come cases the grep/sed command (strings record | grep “errorDetail” | sed 's&*errorDetail\(.*)\(/errorDetail\).*&\1&') works and produces the data I am after and in some it does not. I have inspected the data within the failing... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: gugs
9. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
I need to grep for a detail from a file. The pattern to search for involves escape sequences in it. This causes for the problem.
grep "P\_SOME\_STRING\_SEARCH" filename
Note, I have line like below in the file and expect it to grep.
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Discussion started by: guruparan18
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to sort a file, the sort is not a alphabetical sort, it's based on a predefined order which is read from a file called fSortOrder.
The format of the fSortOrder file is :
The file that needs to be sorted is called tmpUnsorted and contains data in the format : ... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Vashj