select contents between two delimiters (not working if newline in encountered)

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Old 11-02-2009

nawk  -v RS="%\n" -v FS="--"  '/pattern you look for/{print $2}'  input_file > output_file

I hope this will satisfy you.

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Old 11-02-2009
ahmad thank u very much..
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