colored/highlighted/bold matching pattern with awk ???


 
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colored/highlighted/bold matching pattern with awk ???

Hi !

Just wondering, is it possible to color or highlight or underline a matching pattern with awk ?
Or write it in bold, italic.....?

Last edited by lucasvs; 04-06-2012 at 05:56 AM..
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Hi
You can proceed in this way:
PHP Code:
awk -F'{ print "\033[1;31m:" $1 "\033[0m" }' /etc/passwd 
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You can also use tput
Code:
awk -v under=$(tput smul) -v un_under=$(tput rmul) 'BEGIN { print under "underlined" un_under } '

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Thanks guys !

It's nice !

However, when I redirect the output to a file, is there any way to keep the color/underline when I open the file in a text editor?
 

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