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Re: Columnwise parsing of a file

by mhearse (Chaplain)
on Feb 25, 2013 at 22:07 UTC ( #1020581=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Columnwise parsing of a file

Let's operate under the assumption that you want to sum column 2:

awk '{ sum+=$2} END {print sum}' < matrix.txt
If you want/need to use Perl, and the data in your matrix has fixed length lines... you can unpack it

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