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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
So far i've made a script that takes two argument, 1st is the contents and the 2nd is the named file. At the moment i've managed to insert new contents as a new line at the top, but i want to ask how can you insert contents in the middle of the file?
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi I am trying to write a bash script to add a line of text to the middle of a file.
The way I worked it out was to calculate the number of lines and divide by 2. The file I am using is called newfile and it just contains lines of data.
The new file I have created I have called midfile and... (7 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Below is my issue which I desperately need and I want a shell script which can do this job.
1. There are 10 log files in a particular location.
2. open each log file. Goto to the end of the file. From the end go up to find a particular text. From this particular text till the end of... (3 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to write a script that takes a file and a string as params and adds the string to the middle line of the file. Also, I want to output the results back to the original file passed without using temp files.
I am very much new to UNIX so this is all a little like black magic to me at... (15 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've got a configuration file that is filled with xml text statements for example:
<data id="java-options" value="-server -Djava.security.policy..../>
I want to write a korn shell script that will go to this specific line and add a... (2 Replies)
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6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey guys, how do we take a line of text as an argument from a user and then insert it in the middle of a file irrespective of the number of lines in the file. I am trying to do this without SED or AWK. Inserting it in the beginning and at the end is easy, but i am trying to accomplish inserting... (6 Replies)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to insert a text into the middle of a file (3 Replies)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
i want to add a string in a very top of a file without using VI or SED or AWK
this is what ive done:
(echo '0a'; echo 'LINE OF TEXT'; echo '.'; echo 'wq') | ed -s myfile
to add astrng right in the middle i could have count the lines of the file and just chenge the address.
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Discussion started by: ciroredz
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Create a file with x amount of lines in it, the content of your choice.
Write a script that takes two arguments. The first being a line of text, the second being your newly created file. The script should take the first argument and insert it into the very top (the... (3 Replies)
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10. Shell Programming and Scripting
how do u insert text into a specific place in a file, say the middle for example, without changing the name for that file (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mopimp