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# 8  
Old 10-07-2009
Hello All

Tony yes, that is essentially what I am saying ie. get rid of spaces inside speech marks. But not all of the spaces though ..

Before :
text text "text text     .ldt" "   text text   "
text text "  text text         .ldt  " "    text     text     "


text text "text text.ldt" "text text"
text text "text text.ldt" "text text"

Thanks for looking

# 9  
Old 10-07-2009
If you wanted only the space to be removed from the value of the variable which is at the end of line.

sed -e 's/="\s*/="/' -e 's/\s*"$/"/' t1

Else come up with clear requirement, and give good visibility.

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