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Using sed to modify namelist.wps and maelist.input

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Quick question: is it possible to use sed in unix/linux to modify contents of the namelist.wps and namelist.input files since they aren't regular text files?

If not, is there a better way to edit those files without going in and changing the information by hand?

I'm looking to use some declared variables to change things like start date and run hours, etc.

Yes, you should be able to use sed. The namelists actually are regular text files. Did you give it a try?