On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 08:13:49AM +0530, Shantanoo Mahajan wrote: > On 23-Oct-07, at 4:11 AM, 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? > > $ echo 'part5.chapter2.text-' | tr -d '[0-9]' > part.chapter.text- > > $ echo 'part5.chapter2.text-' | sed 's/[0-9]//g' > part.chapter.text- >
This would help unify my regex since I have "part7.chapter4.text" as well as misc other shtuff. (I like tr ... it's easy and has many uses... .) thanks. gary > > regards, > shantanoo > -- 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]"