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Need to insert new text and change existing text in a file using SED

Hi all,

I need to insert new text and change existing text in a file. For that I used the below line in the command line and got the expected output.
sed '$a\
hi...
' shell > shell1
But I face problem when using the same in script. It is throwing the error as,
sed: command garbled: $ahi...

Can anyone please help me to solve my issue??
Thanks in advance!!!
Geetha
# 2  
Hi geetha,

Pls. paste your file contents here and the output required out of it.

Regards,
Vinod.

Quote:
Originally Posted by iamgeethuj
Hi all,

I need to insert new text and change existing text in a file. For that I used the below line in the command line and got the expected output.
sed '$a\
hi...
' shell > shell1
But I face problem when using the same in script. It is throwing the error as,
sed: command garbled: $ahi...

Can anyone please help me to solve my issue??
Thanks in advance!!!
Geetha
# 3  
Let we take the contant of the file shell as.
12 routine
13 shell

and I need a new file shell1 with the content of shell along with the appended contant "hi..."
# 4  
Try:

Code:
sed 's/shell/& hi.../' shell > shell1

# 5  
We could use the following:

awk '{print $0 " hi...."}' shell > shell1


Regards,
Vinod.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Franklin52
Try:

Code:
sed 's/shell/& hi.../' shell > shell1

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