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Re: How to kill line beginning with specific string


From: Dirk-Jan C . Binnema
Subject: Re: How to kill line beginning with specific string
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 08:43:20 +0200
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.15.6 (Almost Unreal) Emacs/23.1 Mule/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO)

>>>>> brooklynwhite  <address@hidden> writes:

    > I need to figure out how to kill a series of lines in a text file that all
    > begin with the same string.  The format of the lines is:
    > 2000 001 00        AIR TEMP     354

    > The second and third expressions in the line change with subsequent lines,
    > e.g.:

    > 2000 002 01        AIR TEMP     354

    > Is there a simple way for me to search for and kill all of these lines
    > without having to repeatedly enter the search mode and type ctrl-k when 
the
    > line is found?  I realize this may be a silly question so thanks for your
    > patience and help.

M-x flush-lines

Best wishes,
Dirk.

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Dirk-Jan C. Binnema                  Helsinki, Finland
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