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# 22  
Old 09-27-2007
Hi Ygor,

Thats real cool !!
Thanks for the tips.

Any other conversion of codes command from csh to perl or others which you know of ?
# 23  
Old 09-27-2007
Hi Ygor,

I have another awk code but this awk code uses the shell variable "$col7" .
I tried to use a2p command but it doesn;t work.

Can you help ?

awk '/'"$col7"'/ {print(NR)}' input

# 24  
Old 09-28-2007
grep -n "$col7" input

# 25  
Old 09-28-2007
Hi Ygor,

This grep command grep the whole line plus append the line no in front.
Can you modify the code such that it will only capture the line number ?

$ grep -n uuu input
2:** xxx yyy gg 44 tt uuu 2007
# 26  
Old 09-28-2007
Why don't you pipe it into cut?
# 27  
Old 09-28-2007

But i do not know how to cut out only the number part since the number of digits will vary. Can you give some guidance ?
# 28  
Old 09-28-2007
Hi ,

Can anybody help ?
I just need the line number .
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