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Replace a character in a variable

Replace a character in a variable

(OP)
I know how to replace a character in a file (using grep for example).
What I need to do is to replace a character in a variable :
MyVar="abcd/ter/123"
and I need to replace "/" with "_"
(in the end I want MyVar="abcd_ter_123"

It's probably soooooo easy ... but I'm stuck ...

Thank you !!!

RE: Replace a character in a variable

Hi

In most modern shells :

CODE --> bash, ksh, yash, zsh

MyVar="${MyVar//\//_}" 

Feherke.
feherke.ga

RE: Replace a character in a variable

In less modern shells...

CODE

# Ksh
MyVar=$(echo ${MyVar} | sed 's|/|_|g')

# bourne
MyVar=`echo ${MyVar} | sed 's|/|_|g'` 



RE: Replace a character in a variable

(OP)
Thanks - that was easy ...

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