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Old 10-04-2001
Question Replace line of text in a file

I need to change the first line a file from


where {any_number} is incremental for each file



Can someone please suggest an easy way please


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Old 10-04-2001
I don't understand exactly what you want to do. Could you post an example or two?
# 3  
Old 10-04-2001
In the example I'm giving, I tested it with a text file name "file". You may need to rework this a little, but I think it might fit your needs:

cat file


sed -e 's/\"//g' file | cut -d, -f1-2


If you need to, you can redirect the output to a different file.
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Old 10-04-2001
Cheers LivinFree

Your advise was correct and it now works a treatSmilie Smilie
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