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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have been trying to remove empty lines and lines just filled with spaces. I have used the following command which does work.
sed -i "/^\s*$/d"
Except it leaves one single trailing line at the very end of the file. For the life of me I cant figure out why I cant remove that last trailing... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: user8282892
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to remove trailing carriage return (x'0a') from a source program. What is a good way to do this for the whole file?
TIA (4 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I haven't needed to do any shell based editing for nearly 20 years, and no amount of searching around has found me a solution to this very simple problem :-(
I have a csv file.
Some lines have three commas at the end. This means the invoice hasn't been paid.
I'd like to use sed / grep... (4 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have 3 files (say) in a folder as in the example below
I need to move these files to a different folder as follows
I am trying to put together a script with a for loop which reads the source filenames... (5 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a csv file with 3 columns. The file which looks like this
The first column has 4 trailing zeros. I have to remove 4 trailing zeroes from 1st field. The output file should appear as follows.
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
So, I can't figure out how to do a previous question with printf, so I'm taking a different approach. Suppose I have a set of numbers:
I want to remove all trailing zeroes after the decimal, and, if it ends up orphaned,... (8 Replies)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file with the following contents with multiple lines
172445957| 000005911|8| 400 Peninsula Ave.#1551 | And,K |935172445957|000005911
607573888 |000098536 | 2|Ane, B |J |Ane |1868 |19861206|20090106|20071001
I want to trim the "leading and trailing spaces only" from... (2 Replies)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
We have a large number of oracle database related scripts that utilize the environment variables $ORACLE_SID and $DBNAME. In a single instance database the $ORACLE_SID is the same as the database name $DBNAME. So we have simply set DBNAME = $ORACLE_SID. However, now that we are clustering with RAC,... (5 Replies)
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file of the following format (delimited by |)
this is field 1 | field 2 (lots of blank spaces) | field 3 (lots of blank space) |
field 1 | more text (lots of blank spaces) | dhjdsk |
Is there a way I can remove... (6 Replies)
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10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Not sure why this thread was closed without any explanation, but you can do what you're asking with sed 's/]*$//g' < sourceFile > destFile (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: oombera