This file documents awk, a program that you can use to select particular records in a file and perform operations upon them.
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This is Edition 4 of GAWK: Effective AWK Programming: A User's Guide for GNU Awk, for the 4.0.2 (or later) version of the GNU implementation of AWK.
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getlinewith No Arguments
getlineinto a Variable
getlinefrom a File
getlineinto a Variable from a File
getlinefrom a Pipe
getlineinto a Variable from a Pipe
getlinefrom a Coprocess
getlineinto a Variable from a Coprocess
printfStatements for Fancier Printing