Writting a script to break a file
Posted by saleem (saleem), 3 June 2005Hi
I have a long file, I want to split this file into several files.
Any one have some idea how this can be done:
this is what i want:
I want to split this way:
and so on.
any help please.
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 4 June 2005I'm not sure what criteria you use to decide to finish one file and start the next ... but you probably want something like:
Posted by saleem (saleem), 5 June 2005
Thank you for your reply.
I have this much working already, the problem is I want to break this file which has more than 500 lines.
Each line is almost same except there is a number changing in them.
So my problem is i want to put each two lines from this file into a seperate file.
If i try to put a loop this always gets only one line and put into another file. but how can make this to use 2 lines. this is how my lines look like:
I want to put:
and so on.
Thanks for your time.
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 5 June 2005Replace the text "condition to see if new file needed" in my original example with the condition that applies in your case - which is going to be something like
The words in my original were only an example - I couldn't write the complete code for you as you hadn't told me about the condition. In any case, we're here to help with programming problems and not write complete solutions
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