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Old 10-08-2015
awk remove line

I would like to remove lines with certain pattern but only Estimate: and Realised: in USD and Date: shall be output. The order of the currency are mixed.
Estimate: 8'000 CHF
EUR 6'520.34
USD 8'906.31
GBP 5'455.46
* Approximations only
* Date: 2013-12-06
| Starting price: 6'000 CHF
EUR 4'890.26
USD 6'679.73
GBP 4'091.59
* Approximations only
* Date: 2013-12-06
Price realized: EUR 6'520.34
8'000 CHF
GBP 5'455.46
USD 8'906.31
* Approximations only
* Date: 2013-12-06
Estimate: USD 8'906.31
Price realized: USD 8'906.31
Date: 2013-12-06
I failed on awk with sub, gensub and was not able to remove the multiple entry on the * Date:
# 2  
Old 10-08-2015
Show us your attempts!

---------- Post updated at 15:41 ---------- Previous update was at 15:36 ----------

Howsoever, try
awk '/Estimate|realized/ {printf "%s%s ", $1, FS} /USD|Date:/' FS=":" file
Estimate:USD 8'906.31
* Date: 2013-12-06
USD 6'679.73
* Date: 2013-12-06
Price realized:USD 8'906.31
* Date: 2013-12-06

---------- Post updated at 15:43 ---------- Previous update was at 15:41 ----------

Before you complain about the multiple "Date" lines - you didn't give us any means to tell one of those from the others...
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# 3  
Old 10-08-2015
Thanks, thats what I needed. Double dates are not serious.

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