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Old 01-14-2016
Bash scripting - Newbie

Hi all,
I have drill to do and I'll very appreciate your help:

Please create a simple CSV file as follow (3 columns and 4 rows):
o A,B,”C,D”

- Please refer to the comma between the quotation marks as a parameter and not as a separator.

- Please provide a script asking the column and the row number and print its content.

Thanks in advanced!

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 01-14-2016 at 11:15 AM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 01-14-2016
Welcome to the forums.
So is this homework? have you started with something?
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Old 01-14-2016
hhhhhh.. no this isn't homework I'm 24 years old Smilie
I have been studying it for myself.
This drill taken from a training book that I found, but I have no idea how to do it.
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Old 01-14-2016

Well, working with the stuff from the book, i dont think that this is the first thing to do for you.
You might want to search the book index for 'IFS' and 'do/while loop' to read files.
If there's a chapter about AWK, then that might be interesting as well.

In my consideration, that (awk) would be advanced, while the 'IFS while loop' would be basic/intermediate (for you).


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