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 Extract specific text from file using sed
Hi,

I have an XML file and I want to do the following on the lines 3 - 60
(inclusive). They all have the same format:

<resourceProperties xmi:id="J2EEResourceProperty_1125491012986"
name="access" type="java.lang.String" value="all"
description="description is here."/>

I want to be able to extract the segment - name="access"
type="java.lang.String" value="all" .

So in effect I want to delete two sections on each of the lines between
3 and 60. The part of the line up to "name" and the part which starts
with "description".

Anyone help?

Thanks,

EddieT



 Wed, 03 Dec 2008 17:20:30 GMT   
 Extract specific text from file using sed

If only the lines 3 to 60 are to be modified and printed...

   sed -n "3,60s/.*\(name=.*\) description=.*/\1/p"

If lines 3 to 60 are to be modified and all other lines printed unmodified...

   sed    "3,60s/.*\(name=.*\) description=.*/\1/"

Janis

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 Wed, 03 Dec 2008 18:24:22 GMT   
 Extract specific text from file using sed
Perfect Janis, thank you!


 Thu, 04 Dec 2008 18:36:24 GMT   
 
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