how to make ABC into "ABC" ina file

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting how to make ABC into "ABC" ina file
# 8  
Old 10-10-2007
Originally Posted by springs
same thing i wanted to try using file
but it is not working
this works
if follows wht cherry have written
sed 's/\([a-zA-Z]\{3\}\)/\"&\"/g' <input.text

where urs input.txt contains contents ABC CDF ADF FDG HAA AHH AHA..
# 9  
Old 10-10-2007

I hope the following will give the required output:

echo '"'`sed 's/ /" "/g' ns.txt`'"'

The file ns.txt will have ABC CDF ADF FDG HAA AHH AHA

Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers

Echo "abc" | sed - r 's/a/&_&/

I want to know the working of & here step by step using sed command. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Preeti07
1 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

awk command to replace ";" with "|" and ""|" at diferent places in line of file

Hi, I have line in input file as below: 3G_CENTRAL;INDONESIA_(M)_TELKOMSEL;SPECIAL_WORLD_GRP_7_FA_2_TELKOMSEL My expected output for line in the file must be : "1-Radon1-cMOC_deg"|"LDIndex"|"3G_CENTRAL|INDONESIA_(M)_TELKOMSEL"|LAST|"SPECIAL_WORLD_GRP_7_FA_2_TELKOMSEL" Can someone... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: shis100
7 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

Make scipt except from "Y","y" and "yes" to take [Enter] as being "yes"

This is the script: #!/bin/sh if ; then rm -rf /usr/share/WallpaperChanger; fi if ; then rm -rf /usr/bin/wallch; fi; if ; then rm -rf /usr/share/applications/wallch.desktop; fi if ; then rm -rf /usr/share/doc/wallch; fi if ; then rm -rf /usr/share/man/man1/wallch.1.gz; fi echo "Delete... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: hakermania
4 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

del the line before the "abc"line and after it

$file1 haha hello i'm lei i'm abc you are right yes it is I want to get file2 haha i'm abc yes it is del line before and after the line contains abc I want to know the two steps 1,del the line before line "abc' ,2 del the line after the "abc question 2 (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: yanglei_fage
4 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

How can I use if statement to check a string start with "abc"

I am trying to write a if statement in KSH that if a string is start with abc then print something, I have written some code as below but it doesn't work. Could someone please help me if ] then print success fi (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: yhever
5 Replies

6. Shell Programming and Scripting

What is difference between ./ and .

Hi Friends I have one shell script If I run it ./ and . , then what is the difference.. Thanks Joy:confused: (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: itsjoy2u
1 Replies

7. Shell Programming and Scripting

In ksh shell command - Print "-ABC" is giving error

Hi Guys, while executing the following command : print "-ABC" is giving following error : ksh: print: bad option(s) I cannot use echo for some other reasons, so any other option ? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sagarjani
2 Replies

8. Linux

Regular expression to extract "y" from "abc/x.y.z" .... i need regular expression

Regular expression to extract "y" from "abc/x.y.z" (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rag84dec
2 Replies

9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

echo "ABC" > file1.txt file2.txt file3.txt

Hi Guru's, I need to create 3 files with the contents "ABC" using single command. Iam using: echo "ABC" > file1.txt file2.txt file3.txt the above command is not working. pls help me... With Regards / Ganapati (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ganapati
4 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to get the output from [ -s "abc.txt" ]

Hi, I am trying to check the file not empty, if its not empty then i try to send other system by ftp, the following codes doesnt work if ] then echo "File ${OUTBOUNDFILE} have data" ftp -i -n -v >> ${FTP_LOGFILE} << EOF user abc def ascii put ${OUTBOUNDFILE} quit EOF... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Imran_Chennai
1 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question