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Old 11-05-2007, 11:52 AM   #1
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How to add some spaces in sed command?


I want insert a sentence like this " (3spaces)abcdefg",but how to show the space in sed command?? thanks for your answers.
 
Old 11-05-2007, 11:59 AM   #2
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Simply escape them with backslashes, e.g.
Code:
\ \ \ abcde
 
Old 11-05-2007, 12:00 PM   #3
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I am not clear what you are trying to do from your post. However, spaces are just like any other character. You would just include them in your "/ /". If you are doing it from the command line make sure your string is inside quotes.
 
  


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