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# 1  
Old 11-04-2005
Using egrep to search for Text and special char

Anyone is well-versed to use egrep to search a file for a line containing both:
1) AAA
2) $

I am having problem escaping the dollar sign when using egrep in conjunction with satisfying AAA as well.

E.g. Text file
Line 1 AAA
Line 2 $$$
Line 3 AAA BBB $
Line 4 $$$ BBB AA

will return me
Line 3 AAA BBB $

Tks in advance.
# 2  
Old 11-04-2005
Code:
cat filename 
Line 1 AAA
Line 2 $$$
Line 3 AAA BBB $
Line 4 $$$ BBB AA


egrep '\$' filename | egrep 'AAA'
output:
Line 3 AAA BBB $

# 3  
Old 11-04-2005
I am looking for a single statement.

E.g.
egrep '\$' + 'AAA' filename

So that if I need to exclude a statement with both search string, I can do a
egrep -v '\$' + 'AAA' filename

Anymore suggestions?

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