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# 8  
Old 09-25-2001
Loops are actually quite easy, once you remember a few rules..

try someting in the format:


and if you put my previous script into the middle of the loop and took the input filenames from $x you should have no trouble at all...

# 9  
Old 09-25-2001
I forgot to tell u.. it is to be done with multiple variables in multiple files.
# 10  
Old 09-25-2001
fair enough then, you could do it with one script, but another option is to write a script to call the first one.

Just use a variable loop to set the values of both.

it sounds a little like a homework Q, but if you want to post some code, I'll certainly have a look at it.........

another thing you never mentioned that makes a difference, are the files needed to be given a new name, or is it ok to replace with the stripped files?

# 11  
Old 09-25-2001
i just want the same files to be edited. no new file to be created.

# 12  
Old 09-25-2001
what shell are you using? bash? csh?
if it is Bash, may I suggest you go to:

There they give a good account on how to write scripts, in particular the page should have what you need.

If you have a go and post what you CAN do on here, then I will be able to help you more as I will have a better example of what you are trying to do exactly....
# 13  
Old 09-25-2001
well i am using c shell csh. I do not have any idea about bash.
# 14  
Old 09-25-2001
and unfortunatly, my experiences are the other way round, I have used BASH exclusivly, so I do not know the differences Smilie

however, as far as I know, there should not be too much of a difference, but I am sure that some of the stuff on those pages should help.
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