March 6, 2015

Bulk printing of Billing files in ps (PostScript) format


I have something like 50K *.ps (PostScript) files, these are basically billing files generated from data center. Now we want to read and select files based on some aspects like
1. Billed amount greater then (say) INR 2000
2. Billing address or Pincode matches a given value

I know this can be achieved by awk and sed, the problem begins here, I Don't know how to do it, also I am almost a newbe when it comes to shell scripting, so can somebody help me in writing a script whereby I can read the files, get their filename and then pass on to printer (with lpr) to print the files.

Also, if their is already a solution to these on Linux or Windows platform, then please suggest the software also.

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