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Re: OT: help with text file?



On 17Jan2009 20:36, Matthew Flaschen <matthew flaschen gatech edu> wrote:
| Dave Stevens wrote:
| > I have a sequence of lines of ASCII text of varying length, each of which ends 
| > with an integer. Anyone have a quick and dirty way of getting these lines 
| > copied to a new file with only the last number on each line of the new file?
| 
| How about:
| grep -o -E [[:digit:]]+$ foo.txt > new_file.txt

I see your grep and raise you a sed:

  sed 's/.*[^0-9]//' foo.txt >new_file.txt

Cheers,
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Cameron Simpson <cs zip com au> DoD#743
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