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Old 08-05-2017, 10:48 PM   #1
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How to convert the output of word count command


The output of this command
Quote:
wc -l
241584732
How can I convert into this human readable format 241.584.732

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Old 08-05-2017, 11:33 PM   #2
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You could format the output from wc -l using printf. The ' will add thousands separators as defined by your locale.
Code:
printf "%'d %s" $(wc -l <filename>); echo
 
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