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Old 04-16-2012
On Solaris use /usr/xpg4/bin/awk rather than awk
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Old 04-16-2012
Originally Posted by krsnadasa
Hi Itkamaraj,

Thanks , If you do not mind can you please explain me this one liner how diff parts works..
nawk '{a=$1;a=a""substr($2,length($2)-1,length($1));getline;printf("%s %s\n",a,$0)}' input.txt

a=$1 --> a will hold the first field
a=a""substr($2,length($2)-1,length($1)) --> append the last character of second filed with a
getline --> read the next line ( so that $0 will be having the next line )
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Old 04-16-2012
Combining data from file

Hi itkamaraj ,

Got it many thanks

Thanks to all.
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Old 04-16-2012
cat FILE | paste - - | sed 's/ Name//'

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Old 04-16-2012
Combining data from file

Thanks Yazu,

cat FILE | paste - - | awk '{ print $1$2 "\t" $3}' giving me right output.

Thanks again for easy sol.

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