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Old 09-18-2009
Bug sort lines in different files based on the starting letter

Hi ,,
i have the below file...

D 2342135
B 214236
C argjlksd
V lskjrghaklsr
C slkrgj
B sdg4tsd
E aslkgjlkasg


i want to sort the lines into different files based on the starting letter of the line. so that i have different files for lines starting with a letter.

thanks
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Old 09-18-2009
Try

Code:
$ awk '{ print $0 >> $1 ".txt" }' file


Last edited by agn; 09-18-2009 at 08:10 AM.. Reason: removed sort
 

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