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Old 09-10-2011
sed help with character removal


I've got a string of text with a number in pence, e.g. 0.52p, I need to remove the 'p' so that it just reads 0.52 without of course removing all the other 'p' characters.

Many thanks
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Old 09-10-2011
$ echo 'abcp 10p 0.52p' | sed 's/\([0-9.][0-9.]*\)p/\1/g'
abcp 10 0.52

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