On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 08:06:51AM +0100, Mark Willson wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> >>    Yes, this works just fine.  I findthat there are about 130 places 
> >>    that I need to
> >>    track...  --yeah, i did over-do it in the time-breaks in my story.  
> >>
> >>    Is there a way of printing the string/line in the `manuscript' file 
> >>    along with the line
> >>    number?  I'm well into a copyedit of the manuscript and would rather 
> >>    not start over!
> >>
> >>    thanks for this.
> >>
> >:wq
> >
> >     Sorry:: sounds a bit moronic:: not print the blank line/newline!  
> >     but print the
> >     NR-1-th line.
> 
> Gary,
> 
> The following version should do what you want:
> 
> BEGIN {
>     ncnt = 0
>     prev = "BOF"
> }
> /^ *$/ {
>       ncnt++;
>       if (ncnt > 3) {
>               print "Emphasis at " NR ": " prev;
>               prev = "-multiple-"
>               ncnt = 0;
>       }
>       next;
> }
>        {ncnt = 0; prev = $0}
> 
> -mark


        It does! outstanding....

        thanks again,

        gary


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