Need to replace the first word of a line if it occurs again in the next line(shell)

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Old 09-24-2007
Bug Need to replace the first word of a line if it occurs again in the next line(shell)

Hi folks,

have a look into the attachment, i am not familiar with unix, can you please help me in this regard.

thanks in advance, Smilie
# 2  
Old 09-25-2007
Originally Posted by geeko
Hi folks,

have a look into the attachment, i am not familiar with unix, can you please help me in this regard.

thanks in advance, Smilie
Suggest that you copy and paste content from the word document here (unless it's too big) or attach it as a pure textfile. People might hesitate to open a word-file they don't know anything about.
# 3  
Old 06-16-2009
cat your_file |
while read word rest_of_line ; do
  if [ "$print_word" = "$previous_word" ]; then
  print "$print_word $rest_of_line"

# 4  
Old 06-17-2009
	my @tmp = split(" ",$_,2);
			$tmp[0]=sprintf ' ' x length($tmp[0]);
			print join " ",@tmp;
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# 5  
Old 06-18-2009
Try following sed script:
#!/bin/sed -f

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