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Old 09-16-2009
Extract multiple entries between pattern

Hi Gurus,

Is there a way to extract multiple entries from one line?

For example, consider the line below,

Code:
Entity Action="Update" Type="Person" TradingPartnerId=""  Status="Failure"

I'm interested only on text between doublecotes "". So, my output sould be something like,

Code:
Update - Person - - Failure

TIA

Last edited by vgersh99; 09-16-2009 at 01:13 PM.. Reason: code tags, PLEASE!
# 2  
Old 09-16-2009
Code:
echo 'Entity Action="Update" Type="Person" TradingPartnerId="" Status="Failure"' | nawk -F'"' '{for(i=2;i<=NF;i=i+2) printf("%s%s", $i, (i==NF-1)?ORS:" - ")}'



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Old 09-16-2009
Worked like a charm.

Thanks a lot.

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