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Question by Balu
Submitted on 9/11/2003
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How to write the data from one file(file1) to another file(file2). If the data into file2 has to be written at a particular position (say at col 10 , 15 etc.) how this is possible with awk ?

Answer by noname
Submitted on 12/3/2003
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cat file1|awk '{
printf "%10s%5s%s\n","",$1,$2

this will print 10 blank and then using 5 chars for $1


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