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Old 08-25-2009
remove and replace

Hi Friends,

I have following string.
1:Y 2:Y 3:Y 4:Y 5:Y 6:N 7:N 8:Y 9:N 10:N 11:N 12:N 13:Y 14:Y 15:411

I need to have follwoing string.

Thank you,
# 2  
Old 08-25-2009
xx='1:Y 2:Y 3:Y 4:Y 5:Y 6:N 7:N 8:Y 9:N 10:N 11:N 12:N 13:Y 14:Y 15:411'
echo $xx\' | sed "s/[[:digit:]]\+:/'/g; s/ /',/g"
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Old 08-25-2009
Thank you so much.
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Old 08-25-2009
Originally Posted by edidataguy
xx='1:Y 2:Y 3:Y 4:Y 5:Y 6:N 7:N 8:Y 9:N 10:N 11:N 12:N 13:Y 14:Y 15:411'
echo $xx\' | sed "s/[[:digit:]]\+:/'/g; s/ /',/g"
Some implementations of sed don't seem to like that (eg mine Smilie )
I fiddled it a teeny bit to get:
echo $string | sed "s/[0-9]*\:/\'/g; s/ /\',/g;s/$/\'/"

(Also added the s/$/\'/ bit to avoid having to tack a ' on the end of the line manually)
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