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Old 08-28-2013
Insert charactera in 1st position of specific lines using vi editor or sed command

Dear all,

i am having text file like below
Code:
surya
rama
ranga
laxman
rajesh
reddy

i want add string (OK) before a text from line 3 to 5

the result will be
Code:
surya
rama
OK ranga
OK laxman
OK rajesh
reddy


pls help

Last edited by Franklin52; 08-28-2013 at 08:41 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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Old 08-28-2013
With 40 post here, you should now how to use Code Tags

Code:
awk 'NR>=3 && NR<=5 {$0="OK "$0} 1'
surya
rama
OK ranga
OK laxman
OK rajesh
reddy

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