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Old 08-10-2010
locate special characters and digits using grep

Hello,
i have a file called test

hello1
"how" are you4
good"bye"
good7bye

i am trying to print all lines from test that either end with a digit or contain a double quote character anywhere on the line.

i did
grep -n '[0-9]$' test and was able to print lines ending with digits.
i also did grep -n '"' text and was able to print lines with ".
i don't know how to combine the two grep statements.
thanks.
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Old 08-10-2010
Code:
grep -n '[0-9"]$' test

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Old 08-10-2010
thanks anbu,
but if i were to add a line : doing"today"here to my file test,
it won't print that line out since the double quote isn't at the end of sentence.

---------- Post updated at 07:08 PM ---------- Previous update was at 06:54 PM ----------

i found my mistake.
for the future, the solution is
egrep '"|[0-9]$' test
this selects lines that either have " or end with a digit.
appreciate the help though.
 
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