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Posted on 2016-11-30
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OS is AIX

My code works but I am having one problem. When the results output to the screen, the column headers and data are not aligned correctly.  How can this be corrected in the code so that the column headers align with the data?

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Here is the code
!/bin/ksh
 
 
 
fpath=/sas/scripts/OPTUMize/output/disk_utilization
 
# get input
echo "Enter Group name: "
read gname
 
echo "Enter Current Date: "
read cdate
# format: 09/30/2016
 
# parse date
yyyy=$(echo ${cdate} | cut -d"/" -f3)
dd=$(echo ${cdate} | cut -d"/" -f2)
mm=$(echo ${cdate} | cut -d"/" -f1)
 
echo "Enter number of records: "
read nrec
 
# construct file name to parse
diskfile=${fpath}/disk_${yyyy}.${mm}.${dd}.txt
 
# check if file exists
if [ ! -f ${diskfile} ]
then
                echo File: ${diskfile} not found. Exiting.
                exit 1
fi
 
# generate output on screen - TAB separated (OFS)
awk -v gname=${gname} -v OFS="\t" 'BEGIN { print "Filesystem", "blocks", "Free", "% Used", "%Iused", "Mounted on", "Date", "Time" }
$0 ~ gname { gsub(/_/,""'"OFS"'"",$7); print $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $6, $7 }' ${diskfile} | head -$(expr ${nrec} + 1)
 

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Question by:dfn48
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Gerald Connolly earned 2000 total points
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Why not print the headers as one string?
so instead of:            print "Filesystem", "blocks", "Free", "% Used", "%Iused", "Mounted on", "Date", "Time" }
something like this: print "Filesystem       blocks   Free   % Used    %Iused       Mounted on         Date     Time" }

all you need to do is adjust the spacing between the headers then
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