[CentOS] Conversion of text in shell

Ross S. W. Walker rwalker at medallion.com
Fri Oct 12 23:21:59 UTC 2007

roland hellström wrote:
> OK! I finally figured out the solution for all you people out 
> the eager to hear it!!!
> it was infact very very similar to the last line I sent... this is it
> sed 's/\([^\.]*\).\([^,]*\),\([^\.]*\).\([^e]*\)e\(.*\)/\1,\2 
> \& $\3,\4 \\cdot 10^{\5}$\\\\/'
> omg I feel so h4xx0r figuring that out myself lol
> Thx for the help all :)

I am surprised you got it all in 1 regex, I was aiming more for:

sed 's/,/ & /;s/\./,/;s/\(.*\)e\(.*\)/\1 \\cdot 10^{\2}/'


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