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Modifying text between two positions

Modifying text between two positions

Modifying text between two positions

Hi Guys.

I have a huge file with the following format:

NOTE: Undescores ( _ ) are in fact blanks ( whitespaces ).

I want to replace text between #UAS# and TIME while keeping spacing. I could use awk, but the problem is that some times column 8 a column9 stick together ( check ABCDETIME ).

My desired output:

Currently I'm trying with sed.

Thanks in advance.

RE: Modifying text between two positions

cat filename | sed -e "/.....TIME/s//KMZ__TIME/g" > newfilename

or use

vi filename



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RE: Modifying text between two positions

That's it. As easy as that.

Thank you very much AvayaTier.


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