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Old 01-22-2013
Printing all the values in the middle of two columns

Hi,

I have a tab delimited text file with three columns:

Input:

Code:
1 25734      25737
1 32719      32724
1 59339      59342
1 59512      59513
1 621740     621745

For each row of the text file I want to print out all the values between the second and third columns, including them. The output should look like this:

Code:
1 25734 25735 25736 25737
1 32719 32720 32721 32722 32723 32724
1 59339 59340 59341 59342
1 59512 59513
1 621740 621741 621742 621743 621744 621745

Thank you
# 2  
Old 01-22-2013
Code:
awk '{ printf "%d ",$1; j=$2; while(j<=$NF) { if(j==$NF) { printf "%d\n",j; j++; } else { printf "%d ",j; j++; } } }' filename

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Old 01-22-2013
Code:
awk '{s=$1; for(i=$2; i<=$NF; i++) s=s OFS i; print s}' file

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Old 01-22-2013
Using Perl's range operator :

Code:
$ perl -ape '$_=join " ",$F[0],($F[1]..$F[2],"\n");' file

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