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retrieve float values from file

Rocky Salve

Joined: Apr 05, 2006
Posts: 16
can anyone help me to retrieve floating-point values from files using linux scripting for performing arithmetic operations

for ex; in file f1

12.22 22.33 12.32

using script those above value should be retrieved and added
and results stored in other file
Gerardo Tasistro
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Joined: Feb 08, 2005
Posts: 362
What do you mean by "linux scripting"??

BASH, SH, Perl??? What do you start with and what do you want to end with? Describe your program.
Stefan Wagner
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Joined: Jun 02, 2003
Posts: 1923

if sed and bc is installed, use that:

[ April 15, 2006: Message edited by: Stefan Wagner ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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