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Hi All,

Can anyone tell me how to sort data in a file using the “sort” command? Note that the records in the data file are not separated into fields. I know only the column positions of the data on which sorting should be done. For example say I've to sort based on the data present in between column positions 152-165
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Old 11-15-2007
sort -k 1.152,1.165
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