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Currently I'm using an awk line to filter a set of files according to certain criteria.

How can I redirect the result output to more than one file if the result, for example if the file that would be generated is larger than 1 Mb or has more than N lines? I want to name my results result_1.txt, result_2.txt, etc.

p.s: I want to split my result in files of 1Mb or N lines

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Pipe the output to split

man split

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