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 word list
trying to write a script that would take the filename
as arg. and output the list of words in the file without
duplicates and sorted.
anything hint of direction would be helpful.

thanks

James



 Sat, 11 Oct 2003 22:43:33 GMT   
 word list
xargs -n 1 echo < $1 | sort -u

j a m e s wrote:



 Sat, 11 Oct 2003 22:51:49 GMT   
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"j a m e s" <kab...@NOJUNKmailandnews.com> writes:

Try reading the man page of 'sort'.

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Tapani Tarvainen



 Sat, 11 Oct 2003 23:19:53 GMT   
 word list

<t...@mit.jyu.fi> ???g??l news:n6d7a22uli.fsf@mit.jyu.fi...

yes, using 'sort -u' would solve the sorting problem.

still figuring out how to list the words from a file.

thanks
James



 Sun, 12 Oct 2003 00:51:17 GMT   
 word list
"j a m e s" <kab...@NOJUNKmailandnews.com> writes:

So your problem is that you have several words per line?

How about

tr -c '[:alpha:]' '[\n*]' <file | sort -u

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Tapani Tarvainen



 Sun, 12 Oct 2003 01:46:39 GMT   
 word list
In article <9c4399$iq...@lust.ihug.co.nz>,
"j a m e s" <kab...@NOJUNKmailandnews.com> writes:

Depends on what you mean by "words".  Is "1234" a word?  If not,
then you can use deroff:

   deroff -w file | sort -u

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Dan Mercer
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 Sun, 12 Oct 2003 21:50:07 GMT   
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j a m e s schreef:

take a look at sort and uniq



 Sun, 12 Oct 2003 22:07:00 GMT   
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"j a m e s" <kab...@NOJUNKmailandnews.com> wrote in message
news:9c4399$iqv$1@lust.ihug.co.nz...

sort -u <filename>
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Stein Arne Storslett



 Mon, 13 Oct 2003 05:30:03 GMT   
 word list
Here's the script that will do it:

for i in $(sort -u $1)
do
    words="$words\n$i"
done
echo $words | sort

"j a m e s" <kab...@NOJUNKmailandnews.com> wrote in message
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 Tue, 14 Oct 2003 08:50:27 GMT   
 
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