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Old 03-27-2002
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Hi All,


I have a file it contains 1600 lines. it is like

aaa,bbb,ccc,ddd,eee
xxx,bbb,fff,hhh,uuu
vvv,mmm,kkk,ppp
....

I want to delete lines which contains "bbb". (there are to many lines for "bbb")

how can I do this ??


Thanks

Alice.
# 2  
Old 03-27-2002
alisev,

This is already been answered. Search the forum.

sed '/bbb/d' your_file_name > new_file_name
# 3  
Old 03-29-2002
grep works also

You can use grep as well.

There is an option "-v" that prints all except for what follows the -v option.

cat filename |grep -v bbb > filename.out

If you wanted to get rid of blank lines as well add " |grep -v ^$ " into the command line.

cat filename |grep -v bbb |grep -v ^$ > filename.out

ENJOY!!!


Unix is so versatile. UNIX RULESSSS!!!!
 

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