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Old 04-20-2008
extract character + 1


I would like extract from a file a character or pattern after ( n + 1) a specific pattern (n) . ( i supposed with awk)

how could i do ?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-21-2008
awk example
awk -v pattern="$pattern" '{ i=index($0, pattern)
                                       if(i) {print substr($0, i+length(pattern)+1) }
                                     } ' inputfile > newfile

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