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Old 06-22-2007
Search for a string and copy the entire line

Hello All,

I am after the script or the command which can scan the entire file for a string $PART_ID and when found to extract/copy the corresponding $PART_ID value (e.g THIRE_PTY_SOFTWARE for the 1st occurance of $PART_ID in the attached file) to a file.

Appreciate your help.

Thanks in advance
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Old 06-22-2007
Code:
egrep 'PART_ID' input_file | sed 's/.*PART_ID *\(.*\)/\1/'

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Old 06-29-2009
Just an added question: how can i search for STRINGS and copy the entire line that contains those STRINGS? Thanks!
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Old 06-29-2009
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Originally Posted by kingpeejay
Just an added question: how can i search for STRINGS and copy the entire line that contains those STRINGS? Thanks!
with a simple grep command,
man grep
 
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