On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 03:37:13AM +0100, Benjamin M. A'Lee wrote: > On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 03:41:40PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote: > > > > Is there an easier way by sed or ed to remove strings > > (caight by grep) of the sort: > > > > part5.chapter2.text- > > > > where "5" and "2" can be any integer below 10? > > > > (I know how to delete the *entire* line using ed, but not just > > the first part? > > gilmour% echo testpart5.chapter2.text-test | sed > 's/part[0-9].chapter[0-9]\.text-//g' > testtest > > Modify as necessary. >
Thanks. I was able to get rid of things likie -567-[text] from ^, but the part[1-5]. --- OH::: I didn't escape the "." Duh::: hit myself in the forehead! ... slinking away... . gary > -- > Benjamin A'Lee <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > http://subvert.org.uk/~bma/ > "The right to search for truth implies also a duty; one must not conceal > any part of what one has recognized to be true." - Albert Einstein -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"