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problems with for-loop

problems with for-loop

problems with for-loop

I don't know, what I am doing wrong, but my for-loop is not working anymore.
I always get the error:
"awk: cmd. line:8: (FILENAME=- FNR=1) fatal: arg count 8 greater than total number of supplied arguments"

CODE -->

cat input_jal.dat |awk '{
for (zaehler=0;zaehler<=41;zaehler++)

Does someone maybe see the mistake I am making...
Thanks for any help,

RE: problems with for-loop


What you posted so far can not lead to such error. And of course, works for me.

Please specify the Awk implementation and version you use. May also be interesting to know which shell you use, on which operating system/distribution.


RE: problems with for-loop

I found the mistake. I had a sprintf command within awk and used more arguments then existed.

Like: sprintf("%7$s, a, b)

Thanks alot for help,

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