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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Long time listener first time poster. Hope someone can advise.
I have two files, 1000+ lines in each, two fields in each file.
After performing a sort, what is the best way to find exact matches where field $1 and $2 in file1 are also present in file2 on the same line, then output only those... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: bstaff
2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
In two previous posts (here) and (here), I received help from forum members comparing multiple fields across two files and selectively printing portions of each as output based upon would-be matches using awk. I had been fairly comfortable populating awk arrays with fields and using awk's special... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jvoot
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Trying to use awk to match the contents of each line in file1 with $5 in file2. Both files are tab-delimited and there may be a space or special character in the name being matched in file2, for example in file1 the name is BRCA1 but in file2 the name is BRCA 1 or in file1 name is BCR but in file2... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: cmccabe
4. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I have 2 tab-delimited input files as follows.
green A apple
red B apple
apple - A;Z
Return $1 of file1 if,
. $1 of file2 matches $3 of file1 and,
. any single element (separated by ";") in $3 of file2 is present in $2 of file1
In order to... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: beca123456
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
In the below I am trying to use awk to match all the $13 values in input, which is tab-delimited,
that are in $1 of gene which is just a single column of text.
However only the line with the greatest $9 value in input needs to be printed.
So in the example below all the MECP2 and LTBP1... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: cmccabe
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Please excuse for often requesting queries and making R&D, I am trying to work out a possibility where i have two files field separated by pipe and another file containing only one field where there is no matching columns, Could you please advise how to merge two files.
$more... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: karthikram
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
grep -v will exclude matching lines, but I want something that will print all lines but exclude a matching field. The pattern that I want excluded is '/mnt/svn'
If there is a better solution than awk I am happy to hear about it, but I would like to see this done in awk as well. I know I can... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: glev2005
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am working with two tab-delimited files with multiple columns, formatted as follows:
>chrom 1 100 A G 20 …(10 columns)
>chrom 1 104 G C 18 …(10 columns)
>chrom 2 28 T C ... (4 Replies)
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am newbie to unix and would please like some help to solve the task below
I have two files, file_a.text and file_b.text that I want to evaluate.
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Discussion started by: gameli
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am writing a program to run through two large lists of data (~300,000 rows), find where rows in one file match another, and combine them based on matching fields. Due to the large file sizes, I'm guessing AWK will be the most efficient way to do this. Overall, the input and output I'm... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Michelangelo