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Old 09-17-2009, 06:52 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by jiml8 View Post
That is what I figured you were up to
I figured SOMEONE would figure it out sooner or later!
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Originally Posted by Hko View Post
Also I now noticed that the syntax of printf with parenthesis is accepted and works, though the man page of awk says it is a statement and show printf without parenthesis. So this may be a GNU-awk-only feature.
It is not a Gnu-awk specific feature but actually a correct POSIX syntax.
I would recommend using it as it makes boundaries clearer and let the printf command looks like the C language equivalent.
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