How to: Remove matching (or non-matching) lines

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How to: Remove matching (or non-matching) lines

Post by DataMystic Support » Fri May 13, 2011 11:48 am

Step 1. Add Filters\Remove\Remove lines\Remove matching lines

Note - to remove NON-matching lines, add Filters\Remove\Remove lines\Remove non-matching lines

Select a pattern type of EasyPattern

To find the text 'fred' anywhere on the line, use EasyPattern

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fred
Only at the start of the line, use EasyPattern

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[lineStart]fred
Only at the end of the line, use EasyPattern

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fred[lineEnd]
Find Fred or George or Bill anywhere, use EasyPattern

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['fred' or 'George' or 'Bill']
Find a 6 digit number anywhere, use EasyPattern

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[ 6 digits ]
See: http://www.datamystic.com/easypatterns_reference.html

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