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Old 07-30-2009
Bug regular expression for replacing the fist word with a last word in line

I have a File with the below contents
File1

I have no prior experience in unix. I have just started to work in unix.
My experience in unix is 0. My Total It exp is 3 yrs.

I need to replace the first word in each line with the last word for example

Code:
unix have no prior experience in unix. I have just started to work in I.
yrs experience in unix is 0. My Total It exp is 3 My.

Iam using the Vi editor.

Please use CODE tags next time when displaying code, data or logs to enhance readability and to preserve formatting like indention etc., ty.

Last edited by zaxxon; 07-30-2009 at 12:07 PM.. Reason: code tags
# 2  
Old 07-30-2009
With sed:
Code:
sed 's/^\([^ ]*\) \(.*\) \([^ ]*\)\(\.\)$/\3 \2 \1\4/' infile
I have no prior experience in unix. I have just started to work in unix.
My experience in unix is 0. My Total It exp is 3 yrs.

# 3  
Old 07-31-2009
Thanks a lot!!!!!!!!! . The regular expression works in Vi editor also.
 

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