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Free Open Source:

Swiss File Knife

a command line
multi function tool.

remove tabs
list dir sizes
find text
filter lines
find in path
collect text
instant ftp or
http server
file transfer
send text
patch text
patch binary
run own cmd
convert crlf
dup file find
md5 lists
fromto clip
split files
list latest
compare dirs
save typing
trace http
echo colors
head & tail
find classes
dep. listing
speed shell
zip search
zip dir list

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free external tools,
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usb stick compliant:

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stat. c array
stat. java array
var. c array
var. java array
view all text
as you type
surf over text
find by click
quick copy
multi view
find nearby
find by path
location jump
skip accents
clip match
filter lines
edit text
load filter
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send in C++
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search Java

count the number of lines in text data

with sfk count for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Raspberry Pi.
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge.
- open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell.
- OS X : type mv sfk-mac-64.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
- Linux: type mv sfk-linux-64.exe sfk    and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
  OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
SFK The Book - Infinite Command Line Power.
sfk count [-same[lines] infile

count total number of text lines, or group identical
text lines, counting the number of occurences per line.

may read chain text from a previous command,
or text lines from a given input filename.
lines larger than 4096 characters are hard wrapped.

   -samelines  count number of occurences per line, then
               prefix lines by TAB separated counter.
   -digits=n   with -samelines, change no. of counter digits
   -case       case sensitive text comparison

see also
   sfk filter  with -unique, to strip duplicate lines.
   sfk view    a GUI tool that can filter text just by
               typing or clicking on a word, telling
               the number of result lines instantly.

web reference

   sfk count in.txt
      tell number of lines in file in.txt
   sfk filter words.txt +count -same -digits=10
      tell how often each line occurs in words.txt,
      and format the occurence counter with 10 digits.
   sfk -var filter in.txt +setvar a +count +setvar n
    +for i from 5 to #(n) +getvar -numline=#(i) a +endfor
      stores in.txt in variable a, the number of lines
      in variable n, then prints line 5 to end.

sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).

read more about all sfk functions here.

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