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Re: How to kill line beginning with specific string


From: brooklynwhite
Subject: Re: How to kill line beginning with specific string
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 09:12:45 -0800 (PST)

Your help is much appreciated!!!


djcb wrote:
> 
> 
>>>>>> 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.
> 
> -- 
> Dirk-Jan C. Binnema                  Helsinki, Finland
> e:address@hidden           w:www.djcbsoftware.nl
> pgp: D09C E664 897D 7D39 5047 A178 E96A C7A1 017D DA3C
> 
> 
> 
> 

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