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# 1  
Old 11-28-2007
Question Count number of occurences of a word

I want to count the number of occurences of say "200" in a file but that file also contains various stuff including dtaes like 2007 or smtg like 200.1 so count i am getting by doing grep -c "word" file is wrong
Please help!!!!!
# 2  
Old 11-28-2007
Code:
grep -cw 200 filename

# 3  
Old 11-29-2007
using Perl:
Code:
#!/usr/bin/perl
# search_word.pl
my $search_this = shift;
my $count       = 0;
while (<>) {
    while (m/\b$search_this\b/g) {
        $count++;
    }
}
if ($count == 0) {
    print $ARGV . "does not contain " . $search_this . "\n";
}
else {
    print $ARGV . "contains " . $search_this . " " . $count . " times \n";
}

run this script as :
Code:
$ perl search_word.pl 200 filename

# 4  
Old 11-29-2007
I thought OP was interested in the count of pattern ( that are to be considered as complete patterns ) and not the number of such patterns that might occur in the same line

Well, this is possible. Smilie

To make it clear, OP has to publish sample data Smilie
# 5  
Old 11-29-2007
Error This time with example

cpliterature_23289.esw3c_S.200710260000-2400-0:2007-10-25 23:56:52 72.30.216.103 GET /cpliterature.product.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-4075ZHA.pdf 200 505286 72 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp; http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/slurp)" "-"
cpliterature_23289.esw3c_S.200710260000-2400-0:2007-10-25 23:57:14 74.6.28.142 GET /cpliterature.product.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/81130-91220.pdf 200 2888156 320 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp; http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/slurp)" "-"
cpliterature_23289.esw3c_S.200710260000-2400-0:2007-10-26 00:00:03 74.6.19.209 GET /cpliterature.product.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-4969EN.pdf 200 1905042 156 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp; http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/slurp)" "-"


My file contains data like given above.....
I have to find number of times 200 appears in this file but only that 200 which comes after pdf
# 6  
Old 11-29-2007
Try

Code:
grep -c "pdf 200"  filename

# 7  
Old 11-30-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by fpmurphy
Try

Code:
grep -c "pdf 200"  filename

this would work in the case that we have, where pattern "pdf 200" exists at only one place on a line. I was under impression that the pattern may exist multiple times on the same line.

My solution was aimed at that, which would give the exact count (grep would give incorrect count, since it counts the number of lines on which the pattern is found)
 

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