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Old 01-17-2014
[Solved] Remove White spaces from teh beginnning from a particular row

Hi All,

$sed -n "58p" sample 
     1222017  ---

Its has to display like:


Last edited by Anamica; 01-17-2014 at 06:03 AM.. Reason: Added code tags
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Old 01-17-2014
awk 'NR==58{print $1}' file

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Old 01-17-2014

Here is aan exmaple for same.

echo "test_!234" | sed 's/[[:space:]]//g;s/[[:punct:]]//g'

Hope it may help.

R. Singh
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Old 01-17-2014
Thankyou both , it worked

Last edited by Anamica; 01-17-2014 at 06:09 AM.. Reason: corrected typo
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Old 01-17-2014
Here is an example, don't know how is your real file

$ echo "     1222017  ---" | awk 'NR==line{gsub(/[[:punct:]]/,x); $0=$0; $1=$1}1' line="1"

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Old 01-17-2014
Try also:
sed -nr '58s/^[[:space:]]*|[[:space:]][[:punct:]]*$//gp' file

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