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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to use a global replace command but its not working.
Here is the cmd I am using in vi:
However, in my "NEW" I already have a "/" which is not making the replace work:
the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: DallasT
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am newbie to perl,
I am trying to use the below syntax to replace globally a string with a variable.
$ bash -version
GNU bash, version 2.05b.0(1)-release (powerpc-ibm-aix5.1)
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
$ perl -version
This is perl, v5.8.8 built for... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jville
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to search for a mult-line strngs(with spaces in between and qoted) in a file1 and replace that text with Fixed string globally in file1. The strng to search for is in file2.
The file is big with some 20K records. so speed and effciency is required
file1: (where srch & rplc... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Hiano
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to replace a string of words but i dont want to worry about escaping the characters in that string .
For e.g. If my string is "work/" and i want to replace it with "nowork" .I have to type
Is there a way by which I wont need to worry about the data in... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sachinpawar2308
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm in need of a command which can replace a specified string with another string - across multiple files within multiple sub-directories (I intend to run it from / )
I've used the following to get a list of the files:
find . | xargs grep <string1>
But that's as far as I've got.... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: huskie69
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to unix and awk/sed etc... using C-Shell.
Basically, I have a fixed length file that has 4 different record types on it, H, D, V, W all in column 1. I need to change all the W's in column 1 to D's. in the entire file. The W's can be anywhere in the file and must remain in the same... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jclanc8
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to change some strings from A to B in a number of files within a directory. Please can someone advise how do I do that?
Many thanks (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: canary
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file where the rows correspond to individuals and the columns are about 106 variables. Each variable is coded as either ACGT, and "missing" is coded as blank. This is a tab delimited file. I'm trying to replace all blanks (" ") with 0. The simple script I have is only replacing some of the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: epi8
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a dir containing many shell scripts. Each of these shell scripts state a database name (always the same), which I need to change to be a new database.
grep <database name> * brings back all the lines containing the database name. However, I need to change them to be something... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: topcat8
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have in my /tmp directory 26 files "filea", "fileb"..."filez". Each file contains the name of a database 'dwora' at many, many places within each file.
My boss decided to change the name of the db so I need to do (what i'd call) a global search&replace of that string in all my... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: alan