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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file with hundreds of lines. Now I need to replace positions 750-766 in each line (whatever there is there) with spaces... how can I do that?
Which command to use?
The result will be all the lines in the file will have spaces in positions 750-766.
Thanks! (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: netrom
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
sed -e "s// /g" old.txt > new.txt
While I do know some control characters need to be escaped, can normal characters also be escaped and still work the same way? Basically I do not know all control characters that have a special meaning, for example, ?, ., % have a meaning and have to be escaped... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: ijustneeda
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script that I've written and it's been running fine until someone dropped a file in the source directory that had spaces in it. The script breaks the file name into separate mv commands. I've tried putting " around the $FILE but that didn't help. Anyone who can help me would be greatly... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sanglant
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want my program to replace tabs with spaces.1tab=4spaces.When i write aa(tab)aaa(tab)(tab)a(tab) it must show me aaxxaaaxxxxxaxxx. I think that my program works corectly but when a write aaa(tab)a it must show aaaxa but it is aaaxxxxxa.Please for help!!! That is my code:
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: marto1914
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
We are facing some while loading the "csv" file to target table.Some of the records are having values as :
"456","PQR"," 3233 Some Street,
In the above file instead reading only two records it... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: Amey Joshi
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file origFile.txt with values:
.00~ 145416.02~ xyz~ ram kishor ~? ~ ~783.9
.35~ 765.76~ anh reid~ kelly woodburg ~nancy ~ ~?
Now each row in the file has value for 7 columns with "~" as delimiter.
The requirement was
i)I need to erase the blank spaces between... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: badrimohanty
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
When I run following script
mv `ls -trF | grep -v / | tail -10 ` ~/directory2
works fine with filenames not having any space but runs into issues with filenames that have spaces tried with $file variable still doesnot work. Can someone help me (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: asakhare
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to ftp all the sh files in the directory. Also if any of the file name
contains spaces in them, it should be converted to underscores before it is ftped. I wrote the following code below:
--- FILESH being used here for some other task ---
echo "$FILESSH" |... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: amicon007
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have a tab dilimeted file.The records are :header is having column names.I am facing the following issue :
I want to convert the spaces only for header file into "_" in the unix shell but the problem is that if i use sed command all the blank spaces are getting replaced by "_".
For... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Amey Joshi
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
this is the part i am facing a problem
eg data: filename : tr1
+ T 40
this is a sample record in that file ... the value of T can be anything, but will be a single character.
i need to cut from field two, and i am using this command
cut -d " " -f2 tr1 >tr3
and the o/p is ... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: sais