grep command two patterns

Posted on 2004-08-11
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can't get this right for some reason:

I want to do a search for any line that contains two differnt items, must contain both, when I do a search I still get all lines that
contain one or the other or both, I want only the lines that contain Both.


I use this command and it works but gives me all lines that contain either word.

grep 1stWord 2ndWord -e file1


Question by:bt707
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Hi bt707,

grep 1st file1 | grep 2nd


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that did it, thanks a lot

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