Sum Values Of A Particular Column In A Tilde Delimited File on Solaris

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Hello All: I need to sum the values in the 3rd column in my tilde delimited file on Soalris. Is there any command that will let me do this? Thanks

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<pre>awk -F~ ‘{total+=$3} END{print total}’ /tmp/foo</pre>
assuming your file is /tmp/foo. You may have to use gawk instead of awk on Solaris. I don’t have a solaris box to try it on.

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