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Re: automated editing of text files

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 05:24:52PM +0200, Bonno Bloksma wrote:

> linbobo:~/sedtest# sed 's_\n<pre>\n_\n<pre>\n\n_' <original.txt >new.txt
> linbobo:~/sedtest# less new.txt

You want to change the regexp here. In regular expressions '^' matches
start of line and '$' matches end of line. Your sed instruction above
should be something like 's/^<pre>$/<pre>\n/', or more generally


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