Remove Lines where first character is space

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Remove Lines where first character is space

Post by jorgejulio » Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:40 am

I'm trying to use Perl for the first time. I have a 9400 line text file in which I need to remove lines that start with a space, i.e. a space in the first character position of the line.
Could someone send on the perl syntax to do this one?

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Post by DataMystic Support » Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:15 am

Use a Remove\Matching lines filter, with a perl pattern of

Code: Select all

(That's a space after the ^)

Or use

Code: Select all

^[ ]

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