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Re: multi-line in-place edits

by bmann (Priest)
on Feb 15, 2005 at 19:33 UTC ( #431303=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to multi-line in-place edits

I thought this could be solved with something like -l0666,

Take a look at perlrun, -0777 will slurp the entire file. Here's a working one-liner: perl -i.bak -0777 -ne 'print "{$_}"' filename
Good luck!

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[Discipulus]: I havery limited needs in such field. Sometimes (for children party invitations) i draw something by hand and I scan it to include into an ms doc.
Discipulus havery can be a good neologism for: have very..;=)
[ambrus]: Discipulus: sure, it's just that, look, some people (including me) have such unreadable and slow handwriting that writing an article or slides by hand would be a very bad idea.
[choroba]: it might bery useful for other verbs, too
[ambrus]: (and I have a need for at least decent formatting too)

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