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Usage of grep or awk

Usage of grep or awk

Usage of grep or awk

How would I grep for the pattern

"S T R E S S 1" from a file
and print the lines following the pattern etc upto to a blank line or

another pattern say "S T R E S S 5"

In other words print the lines between patterns
"S T R E S S 1" and " S T R E S S 5"

The File is as follows

S T R E S S 1
 yzn           nn
  bx ccc-next line is a blank line

S T R E S S 5




How would I use awk or any other pattern matching
utilities within UNIX to do this


RE: Usage of grep or awk

awk is your best for this.

 awk '/STRESS1/,/STRESS5/ my_file

RE: Usage of grep or awk

OOPS! forgot a quote.

  awk '/STRESS1/,/STRESS5/' my_file

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