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# 8  
Old 12-11-2007
sed '/^[<spc><tab>]*$/d'

will remove all empty lines (that is: lines with no characters and lines consisting only of whitespace). Replace "<spc>" and "<tab>" with literal space/tab characters.

# 9  
Old 12-11-2007
Thanks to you both. I have come this far:

echo "$VALUE" | sed '/^[ ]*$/d' >> $LF #LOG_FILE


0 rows created.
Commit complete.
1164988 rows created.
Commit complete.
8320999 rows created.
Commit complete.
1494097 rows created.
Commit complete.

Is there anyway I can make Commit Complete to also stay in the first line, like this.....

0 rows created. Commit complete.
1164988 rows created. Commit complete.
8320999 rows created. Commit complete.
1494097 rows created. Commit complete.

Thanks in Advance.
# 10  
Old 12-11-2007
echo "$VALUE" | sed '/^[ ]*$/d | sed 'N;s/\n/ /'
# 11  
Old 12-11-2007
The complete command would be...

echo "$VALUE" | sed '/^[ ]*$/d | sed 'N;s/\n/ /' >> $LF #LOG_FILE
# 12  
Old 12-12-2007
Actually, there is a syntax error, but I figured it out:

echo "$VALUE" | sed '/^[ ]*$/d' | sed 'N;s/\n/ /' >> $LF #LOG_FILE

Thanks a lot. I have what I need as my correct format for the log file.

You guys Rock!!!!
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