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Old 10-11-2011
SED question

Hello
i have some file names and would like to strip off the extension .cvs or .xls AND EVERYTHING After it and then replace it with .txt.

I have tried the following but it seems not to work. Any ideas to fis it?

THANKS!

Code:
OUTPUTNAME= $(echo `INFILE[${NUMB}]` sed 's_\[\.csv._|\.xls']_.txt)

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Last edited by Franklin52; 10-12-2011 at 04:44 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags, thank you
# 2  
Old 10-11-2011
If your sed supports extended regular expressions this should do it:
Code:
sed -E 's/(\.csv|\.xls).*$/.txt/'

Otherwise:
Code:
sed -e 's/\.csv.*$/.txt/' -e 's/\.xls.*$/.txt/'

# 3  
Old 10-12-2011
Thx I'll give it a whirl
# 4  
Old 10-12-2011
With AWK
Code:
awk -vfile=abc.csv '{sub(/(\.csv|\.txt.).*$/,".txt",file);print file}' <<<""


Last edited by Franklin52; 10-12-2011 at 04:45 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags, thank you
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Old 10-12-2011
Thanks! the first one worked, im sure the others are good too!

Thanks! the first one worked, im sure the others are good too
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