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Old 01-04-2006, 03:10 PM   #1
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Tricky grep question


I'm trying to return the lines from a file that contain a comma in any of the first 9 characters. Any other characters are fine, as long as there's a comma somewhere in the first 9 characters. This needs to run from a commandline. Any suggestions?
 
Old 01-04-2006, 04:16 PM   #2
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How about
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grep "^.\{0,8\}," myfile
 
  


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