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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Just started shell scripting for the first time today :D Can anyone tell me why I get the error "foreach: Words not parenthesized." for my following code? The program takes in a list of arguments.
foreach card ($argv)
end (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: pkuebler
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi everyone I'm new to unix and encountered a small problem i couldnt find out a reason why it doesn't work..please help..
in my csh script when i tried to use the foreach loop like this:
foreach x ( ls )
when i tried to run it, it printed out 'ls' to the std out instead of... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ymc1g11
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm working on a foreach loop to compare a couple sets of data. However, each datafile includes a header row. I'm wondering if it is possible to tell the foreach loop to skip the first line of data.
I've been using the basic code as follows:
foreach line ("`file.csv`")
set... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: meteorologistks
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I know cshell is harmful:) but I am using this just "to know" - for educational purposes!... not for a long-term use.
lets say i have a list..
set arr=(x y z e f)
I wanna iterate the list with foreach ,, not with while.!!
foreach i $arr
does not work (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: eawedat
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a foreach loop in a csh script and I noticed that it tries to find the files with the pattern *$searchpt* in the file name. I'm confused as I never specified checking for the files.
foreach f ( *$searchpt* )
set fnew = `echo $f | awk -v searchpat=$searchpt \
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kristinu
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Does anyone know what is wrong with this script. i keep getting errors
foreach filename (`cat testing1`)
set depth=`echo "$string"
the error is the following
testing: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `('
testing: line 1:... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ROOZ
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
In a foreach loop, is it possible for the loop to go through 2 arguments instead of one
i.e. instead of foreach i (do stuff for i), we have foreach i j(do stuff for i; do stuff for j)
I am working under BASH and TCSH shell environments
cheers (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: JamesGoh
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a loop which uses a wildcard
i.e. foreach f (*)
but when I execute the tcsh file in unix then it gives me an error
->>>>>>>foreach: words not parenthesized<<<<<<<<<<-
Any help. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: abch624
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
What am I doing wrong with this foreach loop?
foreach var ($argv)
@sum = $sum + $var (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: haze21
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello, I am new at this forum so please bare with me on this.
Within a given directory, I have a list of files in which in each file, I would like to do a substitution. I would like to substitute the string mlcl to mll in each file using the foreach command. I dont quite get how to do that. If... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: clipski