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# 1  
Old 09-13-2009
sed delete pattern with special characters

Hi all,

I have the following lines

<b>A gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
<b>B gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
<b>J gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)

and I would like to get

A gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
B gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
J gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)

I'd like to get the <b> in the front and all this </b><font color='#06C'> deleted.

Thanks
# 2  
Old 09-13-2009
Code:
$
$ cat f1
<b>A gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
<b>B gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
<b>J gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
$
$ perl -lne "s&<b>|</b><font color='#06C'>&&g; print" f1
A gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
B gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
J gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
$
$

tyler_durden
# 3  
Old 09-13-2009
thanks for the reply tyler_durden.

Do you or anyone else know a SED sollution to my problem?
# 4  
Old 09-13-2009
Well it ain't much different than the Perl solution:

Code:
$ 
$ cat f1
<b>A gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
<b>B gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
<b>J gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)
$ 
$ sed "s/<b>\|<\/b><font color='#06C'>//g" f1
A gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
B gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
J gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw ; text text (text)
$ 
$

tyler_durden
# 5  
Old 09-13-2009
Thanks mate working perfect Smilie
# 6  
Old 09-14-2009
Code:
echo "<b>A gtwrhwrthwr text hghthwrhtwrtw </b><font color='#06C'>; text text (text)" | sed 's/<[^>]*>//g'


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