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Old 09-29-2009
incremental by 1

let says, i have this number as 000002080, i want to add 1 to make it 000002081, and then i want to add 1 to 000002082, add 1 to 000002083, 84.

TOT=$(echo "scale=9; $i + 1" | bc)
echo $TOT

it shows 2081, i want to retain 000002081, 000002082, 000002082, 000002084.
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Old 09-29-2009
$ i=000002080
$ tot=$(printf "%09d" $((i+1)))
$ echo $tot

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Old 09-29-2009
thank you much, exactly what i want. again, thanks.
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