Ben -

you can get SED (I loved it to, back in my VAX, and Sun user days) for
windows.  Google will point you to several sources including SourceForge

Or, if you already have FrameScript, you can do this inside of
FrameMaker as well.

On Friday, August 31, 2007 12:46 PM, B Hechter wrote:

| Hi Framers,
| Well, it looks like I will need to batch process a large 
| number of ASCII (plain text) system configuration files in
| the same manner, in order to filter out information that I
| do not need, before I import them into Frame.
| I don't know if this a proper topic for the list, but it 
| takes me back to my  UNIX days of using "sed" with great
| success (even for a non-programmer like me), to create a
| standard set of batch text processing instructions that
| could be applied consistently and repetitively to large
| numbers of pattern-based plain text files.
| The question is two fold:
| a) any sed FM users out there?
| b) are there other similar (economical) options for batch 
|    processing of text files?
| Comments and opinions are most welcome.
| Thanks!
| Ben

- Lester 
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