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Old 10-11-2007
ask your teacher
# 9  
Old 10-11-2007
Yeah, I'm going to try to e-mail him.
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Old 10-12-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by bscot008
Ok, but let's say I have a book. I'm trying to find every 9 letter word that has c as the first letter and r as the fourth letter.
This outputs the entire line:

Code:
grep '\<c..r.....\>' filename


If you want the word only with GNU grep:

Code:
grep -ow 'c..r.....' filename

 

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