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Old 12-20-2013
awk Flat File Conversion Script

In awk how would I flatten input.txt to output.txt?

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Old 12-20-2013
What have you tried and what problems are you getting?
What language are you best in?
What OS and version are you on?
What rules for the conversion are there?

... but most importantly, what have you tried and what problems are you getting?

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Old 12-20-2013
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Change the vertical logs to horizontal line by Akshay Hegde - Shell Programming and Scripting - Unix Linux Forums

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$ awk -F":" '{printf NF ? $2 OFS : RS}END{printf RS}' file

$ awk -F":" '{printf (NR > 1 && /^givenname:/) ? RS $2 OFS : $2 OFS }END{printf RS} ' file

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Old 12-23-2013
Ideal - worked a treat.
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