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Old 08-10-2009
character count per record


can someone please advise.
I need to send records in a file that are over 10,000 characters long to a seperate file.

Any ideas?

# 2  
Old 08-10-2009
Try if that's what u mean...

awk '{if(length($0)>10000) print $0}' inputfile > outputfile

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Old 08-11-2009
Thats what I'm after, thanks for that
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