Related to man awk

AWK Features Explained with Examples

This article covers the usage of the AWK command in Linux.  In fact, AWK can use to manipulate text in documents or perform specific functions.

What Operations can AWK do ?

  • Scanning files line by line.
  • Splitting each input line into fields.
  • Comparing input lines and fields to patterns.
  • Performing specified actions on matching lines.

AWK Command Usefulness includes:

  • Changing data files.
  • Producing formatted reports.

What is AWK Syntax ?

It is given below:

$ awk options 'selection _criteria {action }' input-file > output-file