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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Replace multiple occurances of same character with a single character. Post 302481782 by dipanchandra on Sunday 19th of December 2010 11:26:29 PM
Old 12-20-2010
Power Replace multiple occurances of same character with a single character.

Hi all,
Greetings,

I have the following scenario, The contents of main file are like :

Unix|||||forum|||||||||||||||is||||||the||best
so||||||be|||||on||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||it

And i need the output in the following form:

Unix=forum=is=the=best
so=be=on=it

The logic being that multiple and consecutive occurances of the special character, here - pipe , should be replaced by a single special character.

Please guide.

Thanks,
Dipan
 
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iso2022(5)							File Formats Manual							iso2022(5)

NAME
iso2022, iso-2022, ISO-2022 - A character encoding mechanism standardized by the International Standards Organization (ISO) DESCRIPTION
The ISO-2022 standard defines a mechanism for handling single-byte and multibyte characters. The standard specifies four classes of charac- ter sets: The 94-charset class, which contains character sets with 94 positions (single-byte characters). Examples are the ASCII and JIS X0201 character sets. The 96-charset class, which contains character sets with 96 positions (single-byte characters). Examples are the ISO Latin series of character sets. The 94x94-charset class, which contains character sets with 94x94 positions (2-byte characters). Examples are the GB 2312 and the CNS 11643 character sets. The 96x96-charset class, which contains character sets with 96x96 positions (2-byte characters). In the ISO-2022 standard, four registers, called G0, G1, G2 and G3, are used to reference a character set. Before a character set can be used, the character set must be assigned, or designated, to one of these registers. The designation of a character set is done by using an escape sequence in the following format: ESC [I] F In this format: Is an intermediate character that is used to designate a character set to one of the registers (G0, G1, G2, oR G3). Is a unique final character of a particular character set. The designation of a character set, whose final character is F, to different registers is as follows: Designates a multibyte character set (94x94 or 96x96) to G0. Designates a character set in the 94-charset class to G0. Designates a character set in the 94-charset class to G1. Designates a character set in the 94-charset class to G2. Designates a character set in the 94-charset class to G3. Designates a character set in the 96-charset class to G1. Designates a character set in the 96-charset class to G2. Designates a character set in the 96-charset class to G3. SEE ALSO
Commands: locale(1) Others: ascii(5), i18n_intro(5), iso2022jp(5), l10n_intro(5) iso2022(5)

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