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Re^3: How to get a value from a file and save in another file

by Jasper (Chaplain)
on Apr 27, 2005 at 17:36 UTC ( #452041=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How to get a value from a file and save in another file
in thread How to get a value from a file and save in another file

perl -nl -e '/^Record/../LA/ && /(LA.+)/ && print $1' datafile ?

I'm sure I'm doing much more work than necessary - but it's hot in the office.


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Re^4: How to get a value from a file and save in another file
by ikegami (Pope) on Apr 27, 2005 at 20:12 UTC

    Shorter:
    perl -nle '/^\d/ .. /(LA.*)/ && print $1' datafile

    Safer:
    perl -nle '/^\d/ .. /^\d*\s+(LA.*)/ && print $1' datafile

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