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Originally Posted by Don Cragun
Which is more simply written as:
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sed 's/[^,]*, //' file

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Originally Posted by Don Cragun
Which is more simply written as:
Code:
sed 's/[^,]*, //' file

Which is where we started,
Correct. I thought i made it clear in my posting that the original regexp already covered the double-quoted fields too. I wanted to explain how to expand this to the - more general - case where double-quoted field separator chars would not count as field separators. For this (and this alone) to achieve the more complex regexp is necessary.

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