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http://www.unix.com – Hi Everyone I am new to Unix shell scripting Can anyone please explain me in detail how this command works Code: awk -F@ 'NR==FNR{A[$1]=$2;next}$3 in A{$3=A[$3]}1'  file2 file1 The above command I got it from this forum, but unable to implement it as I am not getting how this works:mad: I have two files abc.txt and xyz.txt abc.txt Code: 1,2,3,4 5,6,7,8 9,0,1,2 xyz.txt 2,1 6,2 2nd column of first file should be compared with 1st column of second file, it match is found, 4th colmn of first file should be updated with the second column of the second file Output (HowTos)