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Old 10-04-2006, 12:16 PM   #1
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PLEASE HELP ! Problem with SGREP command

Hello !
This is a first time I can't find some information on the net so I must write the question here!

I want to use sgrep command for some job, but I can't find some good tutorial on the net!

Only thing I found is a man page for that program!

Now, maybe I am a stupid but for me man page is not big help!

So I am asking is there some kind of tutorial or some more detail manual for this command !

Thnaks in advance !!!!
Old 10-04-2006, 01:28 PM   #2
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I've never used the program. But if you search for "sgrep" with Google, you find it's home page. On the home page scroll down a bit to where it says "How is sgrep used". The following links in that section look particularly useful:

"using sgrep for querying structured text files"
"sgrep manual page"
"example queries"

If you want to cut right to the chase, go grab "" from

All the above popped right up by typing "sgrep" into Google. Although I've never used this program, it certainly doesn't appear to be lacking documentation on the web.
Old 10-04-2006, 04:17 PM   #3
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Heartig thanks for quick reply, but all of that docs I had seen and it is all just variations on the sam doc file ....
I need something like complete reference book or something ....
But thank You !!!!
Old 10-05-2006, 05:53 PM   #4
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Maybe is there some other way for me to make what I want .

Does anybody know how can I do this:

I have one file with this structure:

IS 455,00
IS 455,00
IS 455,00

And I want to get a new one but in a other way :

Like This :

IS 455,00
IS 455,00
IS 455,00

If somebody know please help me !!!!!
Old 10-29-2006, 06:03 AM   #5
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Open it in an editor that has a search and replace function and replace all instances of "IS 455,00" with "HD900000134314001427314001427200608\nIS 455,00" and then delete the first instance of HD900000134314001427314001427200608 which would be repeated.

You could also read up on sed to do the same thing.
Old 10-29-2006, 06:44 AM   #6
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Maybe this will do...
sed -i.bak 's/IS 455,00/&\nHD900000134314001427314001427200608/' file.txt


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