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# 8  
Old 09-26-2009
thanks varontron, works perfect!
# 9  
Old 09-26-2009
Code:
grep -A 4 TARGET in|sed '/--/d'|tr "\n" " "|sed 's/TARGET/\nTARGET/g'

output:
Code:
TARGET 13/11/08 20:43:21 POINT 1 MOVE 8
TARGET 13/11/08 21:10:01 POINT 2 MOVE 5

Code:
grep -A 5 TARGET in|sed '/--/d'|tr "\n" " "|sed 's/TARGET/\nTARGET/g'

output:
Code:
TARGET 13/11/08 20:43:21 POINT 1 MOVE 8 772102y64312417771
TARGET 13/11/08 21:10:01 POINT 2 MOVE 5 731623jjd12njhd

Regards,
Sanjay
# 10  
Old 09-28-2009
grep -A 4 TARGET urfile |sed '/--/d' |xargs -n7
# 11  
Old 09-28-2009
thanks to all of you!

greats to admins of this forum helping so many people
 

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