I am not asking for anyone to write any code here but I am looking for good advice where to start with my issue.
I have a flat file and what I need to do is read the contents of that file (which is simple enough) but the part I cant work out is I need to join the contents of the file into one complete string between pointers in a file.
Example is an extract from the test file
# 20130115 175816.654330
# 20130115 175817.304403
# 20130115 175817.615425
# 20130115 175818.571722
I need to start at the # of each entry and finish at the END and remove the carriage returns and join the contents of the data into one complete string keeping the ";" separators. I need to do this for each occurrence of data which falls between # and END. I hope I've explained it ok
Any help would be much appreciated"
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