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Re: How to remove escape sequences from a existing file

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 12:53:26AM +0200, diego wrote:
> I have a log file with escape sequences like "ESC]00m" and the like. I
> know they are the codes to change the color and so in the original
> printing, but in automatic post processing its a real headache...
> How can I automatically remove ANY escape sequence to convert it into a
> real plain text?
> Thanx very much in advance!!
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Hi Diego,
I recall MAN pages with such things. This:
cat TEXTFILE | col -b
may help. 'man col' to see all the details.


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