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Old 08-04-2001
Question Unix "sed" command

Hello ,

I just wanted to know how to apend to a text in a file using "sed" command.

suppose i have a text "Jaya" in the file "name". I wanted to append "thirtha" to it ,so that it displays "Jayathirtha" as a whole.
Help me out.

Thank You,
Jay.

Hi,

sed -e 's/$/thirtha' <filename> appends the text "thirtha" to the whole file. But i want that text to be appended only to a specific text. How can this be done ?

Jay.

Last edited by Jayathirtha; 08-06-2001 at 05:26 AM..
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Old 08-04-2001
sed -e 's/$/thirtha/' filename
 

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