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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I thought I had this figured out but was wrong so am humbly asking for help.
The task is to add an additional column to FILE 1 based on records in FILE 2.
The key is in COLUMN 1 for FILE 1 and in COLUMN 1 OR COLUMN 2 for FILE 2.
I want to add the third column from FILE 2 to the beginning of... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: andmal
2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Please know that I am very new to unix and trying to learn 'on the job'. I'm only manipulating large tab-delimited files (millions of rows), but I'm stuck and don't know how to proceed with the following. Hoping for some friendly advice :)
I have 2 tab-delimited files - with differing column &... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: GTed
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have written shell script using cut command
and awk programming getting error correct it and add... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: udhal
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a tab delimited file with values in three columns. Some values occur in all three columns, other values are present in only one or two columns. I would like to sort the file so that rows with no missing values come first, rows with one missing values come next, and rows with two... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: MBarrett1213
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Thank you for 4 looking this post.
We have a tab delimited file where we are facing problem in a lot of funny character. I have tried using awk but failed that is not working.
In the 5th field ID which is supposed to be a integer only of that file, we are getting corrupted data as below.
I... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: Srithar
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm struggling to find a solution for the following issue.
I have multiple files a1.txt, a2.txt, a3.txt, etc. and I would like to insert a tab-delimited header record at the beginning of each of the files.
This is my code so far but it's not working as expected.
for i in... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pchang
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have about 100 files in a directory with fields which are tab delimited. I would like to append the file name as the first field and it has to be done as many times as the total lines in the file.
myFile1.txt has the following data:
1 x y z
2 a b ... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Gussifinknottle
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can someone help me to do this with awk or sed? I have a file with multiple lines, each line has many fields separated with a tab. I would like to add one more field holding 'na' in between the first and second fields.
old file looks like,
1, field1 field2 field3 ...
2, field1... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: ssshen
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tab-Delimited file:
'test' file contains:
Based on certain condition, I wanna increase the number of lines of this file.How do I do that
If some value in the database is 1 then one line in 'test' file is fine..
If some value in the database is 2... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: shiroh_1982
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm trying to use sort on a file with tab-delimited fields. I can't figure out how to tell sort to use the tab character as the field separator. I'm trying this on both an HP Unix system and on OS X (using bash on both).
Things I've tried:
I've tried... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: SSteve