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Old 03-12-2008
awk sed parsing

hi , i would like to parse some file with the fallowing data :

data data data "unwanted data" data data "unwanted data"
data data data data #unwanted data.

what i want it to have any coments between "" and after # to be erased using awk or/and sed.

has anyone an idea?

thanks.
# 2  
Old 03-12-2008
Something like:

[GNU Sed]

Code:
sed 's/\("[^"]*"\|#.*\)//g' file

Other seds:

Code:
sed 's/"[^"]*"//g;s/#.*//' file

# 3  
Old 03-12-2008
Code:
sed -e 's/#.*//g' -e 's/"[^"]*"//g' infile

should do what you want
# 4  
Old 03-12-2008
thanks a lot.

sed 's/"[^"]*"//g;s/#.*//' file does exactly what i want.

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