How to search for pattern in odd lines?

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Old 06-22-2012
Hi corona, your solution works for 0. I am wondering how to include other pattern which is 1011.

Scrutinizer, your command is picking up 0 on even lines as well.

Thanks so much for your effort
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Old 06-22-2012
awk 'NR%2 { L=$0; next }; (L=="0")||(L=="1011") { print L; print }' datafile

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Old 06-22-2012
That's right...
sed -n 'N;/^0\n/p;/^1011\n/p' infile

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Old 06-22-2012
Scrutinizer and Coron688

I am so grateful to both of you.

Hats off to you. I shall join you guys soon to contribute in this wonderful forum.

Keep up the good work guys.

Kind Regards,
kaalia kahn
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