Solved

UNIX sed

Posted on 2011-09-16
6
352 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I'd like to replace the word "Failed" in <TD>Failed</TD> with <TD><p style="background-color:red;">Failed</p></TD>

I used sed -e 's/Failed/<p style="background-color:red;">Failed<\/p>/
but it was errored out.
Please help.  Thanks.

Besides, can "sed" ignore the case?
0
Comment
Question by:scpig
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
Papertrip earned 125 total points
ID: 36550706
sed -e 's/Failed/\<p\ style=\"background-color:red\;\"\>Failed\<\/p\>/' filename

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:scpig
ID: 36550774
Thanks. This works.  
But how do I ignore case (-i) in this sed?  The word could be "Failed", "failed", or "FAILED".
0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:Papertrip
ID: 36550835
sed -e 's/Failed/\<p\ style=\"background-color:red\;\"\>Failed\<\/p\>/i' filename

Open in new window

0
Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

 

Author Closing Comment

by:scpig
ID: 36551360
works good.  Thank you.
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Tintin
ID: 36551514
No need for the leaning toothpick syndrome ;-)


sed  's#Failed#<p style="background-color:red;">Failed</p>#i' filename

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:Papertrip
ID: 36551527
Learn something new every day, thanks Tintin.
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

The following is a collection of cases for strange behaviour when using advanced techniques in DOS batch files. You should have some basic experience in batch "programming", as I'm assuming some knowledge and not further explain the basics. For some…
Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, just open a new email message. In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now