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Old 10-17-2007
replace at specifcposition

Hi

#xxxxx abced

xxx_hij=

The above are two lines in a file. I would like to parse the file write a text line between the above two lines...like

#xxxxx abced
<write a text line here>
xxx_hij=

How can I do this using sed or awk? also if there is any other easy way apart from sed and awk pls. let me know

Thanks!
# 2  
Old 10-17-2007
try the i command in sed
Code:
sed '/^xxx_hij/i\
<write a text line here>' filename

input
Code:
#xxxxx abced
xxx_hij=

output
Code:
#xxxxx abced
<write a text line here>
xxx_hij=


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