Finding row number along with length of row


 
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Must be an odd version of ksh, as both ksh and bash in recent versions provide shell arithmetics:
Code:
$ echo $((++c))
1
$ echo $((++c))
2
$ echo $((++c))
3

# 9  
Quote:
Originally Posted by jim mcnamara
Code:
awk 'length($0)==4499 {print FNR, " has length 4499"}' input.dat

@moderators:
There is a funny inconsistency in the above posting:
My Firefox browser still shows the error
length($0==4499), but
in my reply/quote the error is magically corrected.

BTW simple and portable is
Code:
awk 'length==4499 {print NR, " has length 4499"}' input.dat

 

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