How to remove tab space and new line from a file using sed?


 
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Old 11-03-2011
How to remove tab space and new line from a file using sed?

i am using the default sed package that comes with solaris.
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Old 11-03-2011
What have you tried so far?
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Old 11-03-2011
I'd use tr instead.

Code:
tr '\n' ' ' < input; tr '\t' ' ' < input

Point being that sed uses newlines as delimiters and thus has a hell of a time working with them.
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Old 11-03-2011
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Old 11-03-2011
1.Remove Tab space using SED:
Code:
 sed 's/\/t//g' filename

2.Remove Newline using SED:
Code:
 sed 's/\/n//g' filename


Last edited by Franklin52; 11-03-2011 at 08:24 AM.. Reason: Corrected code tags
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Old 11-03-2011
/t /n didnt work in my sed..

one thing i tried is sed 's/[tab]//g' myfile

[tab] -> cntrl + i in keyboard to get the tab space

of course tr does the work easily Smilie but i want to how does sed does the same
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Old 11-03-2011
Try this...
Code:
sed 's/\t//g' input_file?

And it is not /t or /n it is \n and \t

Which OS?
--ahamed
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