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Hi,
Does anyone know what's wrong with my script?
"if field 1 in txt.tmp = variable, print whole line"

respond is an variable.


awk -F" " '$1 == $respond { print $0}' txt.tmp

??
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try:
Code:
RESPOND="some thing"
awk -v respond=$RESPOND -F" " '$1 == respond { print $0}' txt.tmp

 

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