Restrict Filter - Matching Lines (grep) - Extract data?

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Restrict Filter - Matching Lines (grep) - Extract data?

Postby MelSeven » Wed Feb 10, 2016 8:53 am


I use a lot of Restrict to Matching Lines (grep) filters like this one (in a text file with fixed position fields):


Is it possible with these filters to extract / link to a CSV file, text file or similar instead of having a list a items in the filter? Sometimes I want this data to change and currently I have to update this in the Matching Lines filter, which is a bit tedious and time-consuming.



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Re: Restrict Filter - Matching Lines (grep) - Extract data?

Postby DataMystic Support » Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:45 am

Hi John,

Not with that filter, but you can with Filters\Restrict\Restrict to lines matching pattern list

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