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Re: removing lines from a file

On Sat, Nov 02, 2002 at 02:19:38PM -0600, Lance Hoffmeyer wrote:
> I know this has come up before but what is the best
> way to remove lines 5-10 and lines 16-20 from
> a file using the console and a batch file?

In place? Put the following in a batch script:

ed $1 <<!EOF

Note that you need to work backwards so the line numbers don't change.

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