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# 15  
Old 08-31-2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott
Nothing. Literally. It seems easier just to remove all double quotes, then add back one at the start and end of the line.
Good idea, like this:
Code:
awk '/^"/ {gsub(/"/,"");$0="\""$0"\""}1' file

# 16  
Old 08-31-2013
Another "double-quotes-always-at-the-beginning-and-end" one:
Code:
awk -F'^"|"$' '{gsub(/"/,x,$2)}1' OFS=\" file


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