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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I currently have flat file with 32 columns. The field delimiter is cntl-A ( \x01). The file has been extracted from an oracle table using a datastage job. However, in the 6th field, the data contains additional control -A characters which came as a part of the table data.
I need... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: harsha1238
2. Red Hat
We receive some huge files on to Linux server. Source system use FTP mechanism to transfer these files on our server. Occasionally one record is getting corrupted while transfer, some control characters are injecting into the file. How to fix this issue ? please advice ?
Sample... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: srikanth38
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can I view control and special characters of a text file?. For example, space, tabs, new line chars etc.
Can I use hexdump for it?
Thanks (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: reddyr
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
My files are showing some control characters in vi editor
^@ and somtimes
I removed ^M with %s/^M//g command
but how to represent ^@ and ^H
e.g. for ^M it is hold ctrl then v and m..
I am very new to unix.. (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: prabhat.diwaker
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Please excuse for posting new thread on control characters,
I am facing some difficulties in removing the control character from a file extracted from top command,
i am able to see control characters using more command and in vi mode, through cat control characters are not visible ... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: karthikram
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm having a problem with hidden characters on Linux. When I produced an output from Oracle database, there is a an extra "Hidden Character" included on the output. How can I remove that character? See below:
The extra dollar sign is creating a new line on my .csv output file. I... (16 Replies)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a .xml file in unix. We are passing this file through a xml parser.
But we are getting some control characters from input file and XML parser is failing for the control character in file.Now I am getting following error,
Error at byte 243206625 of file filename_$.xml:
Error... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: fantushmayu
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have two files, that I suspect may contain hidden characters (EG, three spaces instead of a tab). Does anyone know of any tool that can display this (I have tried using diff, but I'm not quite sure it would do the job) (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Khoomfire
From some time, we have noticed that our ascii files have started corrupting due to the presence of some random control characters (^@, ^M, ^H, ^D). The characters appear randomly on any file after the process that creates the file finishes. If we rerun the process, the files re creates... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: aakashahuja
What is the best method to identify an remove control characters in a file. Would it be easier to do this in Unix or in C. (0 Replies)
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