[ILUG-BOM] regexp query

Vinayakam Murugan vinayak@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Thu Dec 11 09:32:04 IST 2003

how about

cat <textfile> | awk -F" " '{print $1}'
On Wednesday 10 December 2003 18:00, Dr. Sharukh K. R. Pavri. wrote:
> I have a text file in the format
> Full name	email at ddress
> It's a pretty long list of names and I want to remove all the email
> addresses from the file. I basically want to be left with a file with
> only the names of the persons, one on each line.
> I tried :s [a-z]\@[a-z] //g    in vim but it did not work. It says
> E59: invalid charcter after \@
> how can I do this ?
> thanks,
> Sharukh.
> --
> Dr. Sharukh K. R. Pavri.
> Mumbai, India.

Warm Regards
Vinayakam Murugan


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