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Old 11-16-2005, 02:41 PM   #1
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delete the end of each line in a file with sed

Here is the problem
I have 1 file: foo.txt witch look like this:
123K     bla bla bla
12k       sdfnlkbbslfbqs
68456K dsfsfdsdfsqfze
and i want to delete every thing after the first "K" on each line. So after modification the file will look like this:
but i don't arrive to find the good sed syntax to do it.
Old 11-16-2005, 02:59 PM   #2
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Try this...
sed 's/\(.*K\).*/\1/' file.txt
Old 11-16-2005, 03:13 PM   #3
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Or this: sed 's/[kK].*/K/' foo.txt
Old 11-16-2005, 04:41 PM   #4
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that work just fine.


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