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Old 02-04-2008
Error using sed to add letter after variable

Hi All,

I need to have a sed command insert the letter i at the end of some lines in a file.

Problem is that where I want to add the i is after variables that change in each file

eg, tsal314384'

I need to have it like this


so the problem is that the six numbers at the end of the line are never the same. Can anyone help ?

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Old 02-04-2008
Try this. It places 'i' before the single quote at the end of your lines per your example

sed  "s/\'$/i'/g" file

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Old 02-04-2008

hi fpmurpy

Thanks for getting onto it so quick.

This has worked to some extent but now I have this problem

tsal314384'i' instead of tsal314384i'

Do you know what is happening here.

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