Re: nfilter, What am I Doing Wrong

Thanks, Paul! I need to learn this regular expression stuff... looks

>useful for repetitive edits, like spice library files.

Once you're up a bit on the regex curve, you might want to pick up a copy of Perl as the tool to use on that kind of task. Very good at parsing/matching/etc. operations. Free versions available; an oft-used Windows release is from ActiveState:

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Right. The origin of Perl was for doing log file parsing and report generation. It has some very nice string and text processing functions, including good regular expression support. Some say Perl stands for Practical Extraction and Report Language. The proper translation (according to Larry Wall) is Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister.

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