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The Sed Editor
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Replace the lines selected by the address with text . When a range of lines is specified, all lines as a group are replaced by a single copy of text . The newline following each line of text must be escaped by a backslash, except the last line. The contents of the pattern space are, in effect, deleted and no subsequent editing commands can be applied to it (or text ).


# Replace first 100 lines in a file:
<First 100 names to be supplied>

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