Stream Editor - Basic Commands
Some of the useful SED commands are as follows.
NOTE:-address1 and address2 are the starting and the ending addresses respectively.
|Delete Command||the delete command is used to perform delete operation or used to delete lines.||[address1[,address2]]d|
|Write Command||The write command to store the contents of the pattern buffer in a file.||[address1[,address2]]w file|
|Append Command||The Append command is used to append the contents into a file.||[address]a\|
|Change Command||The Change command helps replace an existing line with new text.||[address1[,address2]]c\|
|Insert Command||The Insert command is used to inserts a line before a specific position.||[address]i\|
|Translate Command||The Translate command is used transforms the characters by position.||[address1[,address2]]y/list-1/list-2/|
|l Command||The l command is used to display hidden characters in the text.||[address1[,address2]]l|
|Quit Command||The Quit command is used to quit the current execution flow.||[address]q [value]|
|Read Command||The Read command is used to read the contents of a file and display them when a specific condition matches.||[address]r file|
|Execute Command||The Execute command is used to execute external commands from SED.||[address1[,address2]]e [command]|