Solved

how to remove white space from a value

Posted on 2014-07-24
1
228 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-25
Hello,
I am pulling a value from a file using this command,  I would then need to remove the white space from the value.

For example,
examplevalue=$(awk -F"\t" 'NR==30 {print $9}' $file )

Returns value
aaaa bbbb cccc

final value should look like this
aaaa-bbbb-cccc
0
Comment
Question by:bje
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 84

Accepted Solution

by:
ozo earned 500 total points
ID: 40218126
awk -F"\t" 'NR==30 {gsub(" ","-",$9);print $9}'
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Since upgrading to Office 2013 or higher installing the Smart Indenter addin will fail. This article will explain how to install it so it will work regardless of the Office version installed.
In this post we will learn how to connect and configure Android Device (Smartphone etc.) with Android Studio. After that we will run a simple Hello World Program.
Viewers will learn how to properly install Eclipse with the necessary JDK, and will take a look at an introductory Java program. Download Eclipse installation zip file: Extract files from zip file: Download and install JDK 8: Open Eclipse and …
With the power of JIRA, there's an unlimited number of ways you can customize it, use it and benefit from it. With that in mind, there's bound to be things that I wasn't able to cover in this course. With this summary we'll look at some places to go…

617 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