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Old 03-20-2013
Grep and cat combined

i need to search one word (snp1) from many files and copy the content of the columns of this word in new file.
file 1:
snp1  1     3     0.01
snp2  2     2     0.05

file 2:
snp1  1     3     0.06
snp2  2     2     0.3

output file:
SNP   BP   CHR  P     P
snp1  1     3     0.01 0.06

I tried this code
ls  -t *.txt > FileList.tmp  # make a file list of all files

cat FileList.tmp | while read line
do grep snp1| awk '{ print $1 $2 }' >temp.txt 

is this correct?
thank you

Last edited by radoulov; 03-20-2013 at 07:05 AM.. Reason: Code tags.
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Old 03-20-2013
What output did you get from the above?

Are you getting any error?
# 3  
Old 03-20-2013
sorry i got the a file with my searched word but only column 1 and 2 aatched however i want to display the content of all columns like

Last edited by biopsy; 03-20-2013 at 07:18 AM..
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Old 03-20-2013
Are you trying to do this only for snp1 or for each snpX ?
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Old 03-20-2013
i want to grep only snp1 from all files and print its columns to new file

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any suggestion?
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Old 03-20-2013
awk ' BEGIN {
        printf "SNP\tBP\tCHR\tP\n"
} $1 == "snp1" {
        n = $1 "\t" $2 "\t" $3
        if ( n in R1 )
                RN[n] = RN[n] "\t" $NF
                R1[n] = n
                RN[n] = "\t" $NF
} END {
        for ( k in R1 )
                print R1[k], RN[k]
} ' file*.txt

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Old 03-20-2013
a lazy way :
grep -i "snp1" *.txt | awk 'NR>1{print $NF;next}1' | xargs >new_file

Last edited by ctsgnb; 03-20-2013 at 12:12 PM..
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