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Old 05-10-2005
Unix dummy's question

Smilie Hi, 2 questions to get some insight. Thanks

(1) I would like to add a prefix (XX00) in each row of the line in my text file and save a newly generated file another name. How to go about it.

(2) How to insert a blank line into each row in my file. and save the file another name.


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Old 05-10-2005
merry susana]Smilie Hi, 2 questions to get some insight. Thanks

(1) I would like to add a prefix (XX00) in each row of the line in my text file and save a newly generated file another name. How to go about it.

Code:
 sed 's/^/^XX00/' file1




(2) How to insert a blank line into each row in my file. and save the file another name.


Code:
sed G file1

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Old 05-11-2005
if my file has multiple fields ( seperated by spacing) and I would like to add certain text between field, the command will be ... ?? ( is awk ok, but I don't know the exact command!! help SOS) Smilie
 

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