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convert XML file into Text file(fixed length)

If someone out there could help me out with this problem. I would really appreciate it.

I am trying to convert xml into text file(fixed length) using Unix Borne shell scripts.

My xml file:


<header_rec recordtype="00">

<detail_rec recordtype="01">

<detail_rec rectyp_2="10">

<trailer_rec recordtype="99">


My File Test.txt

00AK112005-08-15 (record type=00)(fixed lengths -->recordid:1-2 -->countrycode:5-7

012005-65AK2005-08-15 (record type=01)
012005-65AK2005-08-15 (record type=01)
012005-65AK2005-08-15 (record type=02)
012005-65AK2005-08-15 (record type=02)

99AK11392005-08-+0000424 (record type=99))

I can't use whitespace as a delimiter.

Thanks you guys very much,
I really appreciate it.

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XML::SAX::Expat - SAX2 Driver for Expat (XML::Parser) SYNOPSIS
use XML::SAX::Expat; use XML::SAX::MyFooHandler; my $h = XML::SAX::MyFooHandler->new; my $p = XML::SAX::Expat->new(Handler => $h); $p->parse_file('/path/to/foo.xml'); DESCRIPTION
This is an implementation of a SAX2 driver sitting on top of Expat (XML::Parser) which Ken MacLeod posted to perl-xml and which I have updated. It is still incomplete, though most of the basic SAX2 events should be available. The SAX2 spec is currently available from <>. A more friendly URL as well as a PODification of the spec are in the works. METHODS
The methods defined in this class correspond to those listed in the PerlSAX2 specification, available above. FEATURES AND CAVEATS
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Robin Berjon; stolen from Ken Macleod,, and with suggestions and feedback from perl-xml. Currently maintained by Bjoern Hoehrmann, <>. COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
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