[PLUG] File content modification

Manas Alekar maalekar at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 10:31:34 PDT 2010


cat try.txt | cut -d '_' -f2- | rev | cut -d '_' -f2- | rev

Manas

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 2:38 AM, zoyd <emailzoyd at yahoo.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Gaurav Pant <gauravggs at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> 2010/8/3 शंतनू (Shantanoo) <shantanoo at gmail.com>:
> >>> On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 12:32, Shreerang Patwardhan
> >>> <patwardhan.shreerang at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> Hello all,
> >>>>     I have a file with contents in the following manner:
> >>>> 10001_abc_county
> >>>> 10003_abc_xyz_county
> >>>> 10005_abc_pqr_xyz_county
> >>>>
> >>>> Each entry is on a new line and each line begins with a number and
> ends with
> >>>> the word county!
> >
> >Can be done with awk too..
> >
> > cat file  | awk -F'_' '{ for(i=2;i<NF;i++) printf("%s", $i); printf("\n")
> >}'
> >
>
> can be done without sed/awk/perl/python/whatnot
>
> for i in `cat file` ; do nohead=`echo $i | cut -d "_" -f2-` ; tail=`echo
> $nohead | grep -o "_" | wc -l`; body=`echo $nohead | cut -d "_" -f-$tail |
> tr -d "_"`; echo $body ;done
>
> --
> zoyd
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