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Old 01-21-2008
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needa c program to extract text between two delimiters from some text file.
and then storing them in to diffrent variables ?

text file like 0:
abc.txt
=========

aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass

==============

Last edited by kukretiabhi13; 01-21-2008 at 02:00 PM.. Reason: clearity
# 2  
Old 01-21-2008
Question

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Originally Posted by kukretiabhi13
needa c program to extract text between two delimiters from some text file.
and then storing them in to diffrent variables ?

text file like 0:
abc.txt
=========

aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass

==============
Smilie
I have a question as I am unable to follow your thread. Do you want each of the values separated by the pipe symbol "|" to be stored into a separate variable and what do you want to do with them afterwards?
# 3  
Old 01-21-2008
Attached is a basic idea if I'm getting you right. Untested and using GNU format string extensions. YMMV.
# 4  
Old 01-22-2008
This is what i actually need :

eg:

aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass
aaaaaa|11111111|sssssssssss|333333|ddddddddd|34343454564|asass

my c program should read the first line and
then store
aaaaaaa in some variable x
11111111111 in some variable y and so on .......

program will identify the strings that are written b/w two delimiters
i.e '|'
store in variable x till i reach the next delimiter than to the next delimiter is stored in variable y.
# 5  
Old 01-22-2008
u can use 'strtok' function
# 6  
Old 01-22-2008
Thank u all .....
its done .......Smilie
# 7  
Old 12-03-2008
Need The Pgm

Hi can u post the program ...so that i can get an idea of ur implementation

thanks

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