[PLUG] File content modification

Mayuresh mayuresh at acm.org
Sun Aug 1 02:10:54 PDT 2010


On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 12:32:47PM +0530, Shreerang Patwardhan 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!
> 
> I wish to convert the contents of this file in the form as specified below:
> abc
> abcxyz
> abcpqrxyz

cat yourfile | cut -d_ -f2-  | sed -e 's/_county//' -e 's/_//g'

Mayuresh



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