[oclug] Search & replace Q.
je_oclug at kronos.honk.org
Wed Jul 14 16:25:30 EDT 2004
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Joe Burpee wrote:
> perl -i.bak -pe '/OBJECT\s*box\s*=\s*blahblah/../;/ and
> s/(STYLE\s*=\s*")thisstyle"/$1thatstyle"/' filename
> This assumes no extra `;' inside quotes, etc. Also it changes the file
> in-place, with backup in filename.bak.
> See `man perlop' for the `..' operator.
Thanks Joe, and Patrick. I actually ended up using the perl variant of
Joe's as I understand perl more than sed... guess what I need to learn
next. :) It worked like a charm!
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