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Old 12-27-2008, 05:39 AM   #1
tucs_123
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remove the dashed lines present in the file


Hi,

The content of my text file is as below.How can I remove the dashed lines present in the file.The below content is the result of a queries executed in the sybase.
set nocount on in sybase just removes the rows affected.

The "isql -b" option to remove header and dashed lines works fine when executed from prompt,but not from the script,when I connect to sybase through script.


more test.txt.

--------------------------
Dec 22 2008 8:30PM


--------------------------
Dec 22 2008 8:55PM


--------------------------
Dec 23 2008 12:00AM


--------------------------
Dec 23 2008 1:44AM


--------------------------
Dec 23 2008 1:44AM

Thanks in advance......

Last edited by tucs_123; 12-27-2008 at 05:43 AM.
 
Old 12-27-2008, 06:54 AM   #2
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sed -i '/---/d' test.txt
Do a dry run first without the -i.
Btw, I put three dashes there just out of a whim.
 
Old 12-27-2008, 07:40 AM   #3
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Hey thanks man...it works without -i option.....

Last edited by tucs_123; 12-27-2008 at 08:13 AM.
 
  


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