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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I would like to insert n number of characters at the beginning of each line that starts with a given character. If possible, I would be most appreciative for a sed or awk solution.
Given the data below, I would like to be able to insert either 125 spaces or 125 "-" at the beginning of every line... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: jvoot
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a specific requirement to add text at the beginning and end of a plain text file. I tried to use "sed" with '1i' and '$a' flags but these required two separate "sed" commands separated with "|".
I am looking for some command/option to join these two in single command parameter.
... (6 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have been trying to insert a line after a regex but I can't do it. Here is the code I am using:
SET type = type1
SET type = STORE = y
/vol/san_e18... (4 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Need some help with sed.
I have a file that has sections :
There's many sections in the file. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: andyatit
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How would you do vim copy line and paste at the beginning, middle, and end of another line. I know yy copies the whole line and p pastes the whole line, but on its own separate line. Sometimes I would like to copy a line to the beginning, middle, or end of another line. I would think this would be... (3 Replies)
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Well here goes:
I tried to write a batch file that adds a specific fixed text to each line of an already existing text file.
for the adding text infront of each line I tried this:
for /F "delims=" %%j in (list.txt) do echo.STARTTEXT\%%j >> list.txt
for adding text after each line I... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: pasc
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
What is a regex for "the dalai lama, his holiness the"
that would just grab "the dalai lama"
and one that would just grab "his holiness the"? Both should exclude the comma..
I was trying '^.*' and many variants with no luck. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: glev2005
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
using VI, can anyone tell me how to add some characters onto the end of a line where the line begins with certain charactars eg
all lines in the above example starting with a,b,c, I want to add an x at the end of the line so the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: satnamx
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file with varying record length in it. I need to reformat this file so that each line will have a length of 100 characters (99 characters + the line feed).
AU * A01 EXPENSE 6990370000 CWF SUBC TRAVEL & MISC
MY * A02 RESALE 6990788000 Y... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: udelalv
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, excuse me for my poor english.
My problem is that:
I have a File
i want to add to each line of that file two strings: one at the beginning of the line, one at the ending.
i want $string1 content $string2 for each line.
Is that possible? (3 Replies)
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