[SATLUG] sed and Regular expression question
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 14:47:12 CDT 2013
Frank Huddleston wrote:
> I'd like to know how to use sed to replace part of a matched string
> but leave part of it as it was before. That is, if sed can even do this.
> Here's my example: I've got a lot of music files: the Diabelli
> Variations by Beethoven. Each one has something like
> "Variation_29GAllegro-moderato" in it. I'd like to put a dash after that
> "G", but just replacing "G" with "G-"
> is error-prone and just sloppy.
Why? Are there a lot of G's? With 's/G/G-/', the regular expression
will only change the first G instance by default.
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