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# 1  
Old 06-27-2008
Line Count and Append it to the end of the file.

Hi,

I want to get a Line count of a file and append that at the end of the file. The Line count should not include the Headers :

------------------
COL1,COL2,COL3
123,abc,011
111,abd,0212
Record Count: 2
-------------------

Thanks.
# 2  
Old 06-27-2008
??

How can you tell what is are the Headers?
# 3  
Old 06-27-2008
Header is always the 1st row.
# 4  
Old 06-27-2008
line count

here is your solution

wc -l file_name.txt | nawk '{print "\tRecord count :" expr $1-1}' >> file_name.txt


Thanks
Soni
# 5  
Old 06-27-2008
ant:/home/vbe/test $ echo "Record Count " $(echo "$(cat blah|wc -l)" -1|bc) >>blah
ant:/home/vbe/test $ more blah
THIS IS A HEADER
sdfh
sdgk
sdgkj
Record Count 3
blah: END
# 6  
Old 06-27-2008
Code:
$ awk ' {print} ; END {print "Record Count:"NR-1}' smc3
COL1,COL2,COL3
123,abc,011
111,abd,0212
Record Count:2

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Old 06-27-2008
Thanks!

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