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# 1  
Old 11-01-2009
how to delete records with the given line numbers

I have a file which has about 10000 records and I need to delete about 50 records from the file. I know line numbers and am using
Code:
sed '134,1357,......d' filename > new file

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It does not seem to be working.
Please Advice

Last edited by pludi; 11-01-2009 at 10:27 AM.. Reason: code tags, please...
# 2  
Old 11-01-2009
Code:
sed '134d;1357d;......d' filename > new file

# 3  
Old 11-01-2009
code:-

Code:
sed '134,1357 {
d
}
' file.txt > out_file

write the code as above literally...where the begin line#=134 & end line#=1357 or you can change them to what ever you want.
# 4  
Old 11-01-2009
That is a range of more than the 50 lines the OP mentioned. I got the impression he meant 50 distinct single lines of which he knows the line numbers
# 5  
Old 11-01-2009
ok my code is to delete the line between ranges..I have understand that but if the lines are not after each other the only way is you way..
Smilie

BR
# 6  
Old 11-02-2009
Thanks SCRUTINIZER works perfect.

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