Scan text file to find all words of 4 characters or less

What I am trying to do is to scan a text file word by word and find all words of 4 character or less then output these words to a file, but the problem is I don't know a unix command that can scan the file this way. The Grep command only enable me to find a certain word in a file. Any help is appreciated

printing text file string contents (array) - padded characters

I am not sure how to prevent the padded characters within a string array from printing. The user inputs the information in function enterRecords() and then prints in outputLine(ostream &output, const Tools &record ) function. I am having issues with outputline when I try to print to screen a ...

Ubuntu Read a line from a text file into an array of characters

Hello, I have the following text file:A/112412512.wavB/1231243124.wavC/23516524362.wavD/24562.wavE/42142.wavFA/23344.wavG12/344/ssf.wavand I want to get the nth line ... Is there a way of doing this in C?Any help much appreciated, Josh ...

Scan text file for words, store hits, print.

First post here.I need to scan a file (NC milling output) with, potentially, tens of thousands of lines of text, looking for keywords.Every time I find a keyword, say, a tool change command, I want to print out twenty lines - the ten lines above this line, and the ten lines below it, inclusive.I wou ...

Getting hidden hex characters in text file from SQL query

All,I have a customer who wants to send me a text file that is being created from the following SQL Query:SELECTco.FEIN as ISA05, co.[name] as ISA06, CASE st.shiptonum WHEN '' THEN cu.CustID ELSE cu.CustID +'-'+ st.shiptonum END as ISA08, CONVERT(VARCHAR(10),GETDATE(),101) as ISA09, CONVERT(VARCHAR( ...

how to scan through words of a text file.

I've looked around and found many examples on how to read text from a file using the getline method but cant find any that tells me how to scan through each individual string which i need to do some comparisons and storing. Any assistance on how to do this or where i can find how to do this would be ...

Ignore characters in a text file line

I have a txt file which has data like : johnson, 3/Feb/2003, lawyer, 12300.All the lines are like that. I want to extract the year from every line. How can i ignore the characters after the year (e.g. "lawyer, 12300" above) which are in the same line and go to the next line and extract the ...

Need Help in Reading characters from a text file

I' m currently having trouble getting the following code to work. What I'm trying to do is getting my program to do read from a text file which has the following information:234323 c343212 d 323432 a763634 bThe corresponding information shown above will correspond as follow '234323' is customer ID a ...

How to scan to text file

Neither my Simple Scan nor the Xsane image scan facility appears to be able to scan a typed document to editable text. Is there software available to enable this facility on Ubuntu 10.10 using my HP Officejet 6313? ...

Adding newline characters when writing to text file

I have a simple variable record length text file. For each record I entered manually to get started, they have a /cr and /n after line. I used notepad to create my file. I now have a PHP/HTML script which I want to be able to add, modify and delete records. I am currently working on the modify. I am ...

getting every 4 characters from a text file

How can i cut out every 4 characters from a text file?Example: my text file rows of binary numbers like: 101010101000010101010111i wanted to cut out every 4 characters from it becomes:1010101010000101.............i have been bale to cut out the 4 characters but is looping the 4 character for the len ...

A Text file has a maximum characters per line?

I've already gather some nice suggestions on how to export an access table to text, but since i'm working on an App to create such file for another App to read it I got a sample of the text file to check out the structure and it turns out that the file is fixed width and each record divides into 4 l ...

python shell error: counting words, characters, and lines in a text file

i found this code here and i tested the code and it isn't working for methis is what my code looks like:# PURPOSE: to count the number of words, lines, and characters in a file## INPUT(S): a file name to be used## OUTPUT(S): count for number of lines, words, and characters in the file## EXAMPLES: in ...

Special Characters in a text file

Help needed please!I'm doing a Shopping facility, and I am using a PHP form processor to grab a text file and send it as a response email.In that text file I want to use the UK Pound sign: £However, when the text file is grabbed and sent as an email, this sign is ignored.I understand that this is a ...

Erase characters from lines of a text file

Hi, I know this is asking for much and I'm being lazy but I have an ASCII text file with multiple rows of text. each row contains the name of the city followed by a ">" and then the countries name. I wanted to know if its possible to have a C++ program that removes the anything written ...

storing characters read from text file in 2 different string

I wanted to ask you all a question.suppose that my c++ program has read from a text file a set of characters like the one below using the command inData >> temp. i output the characters of the text file and stored all the characters in a string temp.this is how it appears in the c++ output win ...

how to delete characters in text file

im currently replacing the word with " " white space but id rather accually delete those characters? is there a function to do this? if not do i have to like put the rest of file in variable and rewind then fwrite it? ...

How to know how many characters there are in a text file

Hi, Is it possible to konw that ? ...

Parsing text file data by certain characters or newline

So, I finally figured out (with your help) how to save an online text file onto your computer and load it into a project. Now, the questions is how can I parse the data within?Starting out simple, I want to do the following:-Split the text file by line into an array of ints-get the number of lines i ...

Identification of characters in a text file

Hi, I was just wondering, say i wanted read a file but i only wanted to read 1 word or line from it. for examplewhfduweihrfweihrfweihfsdhfsdhfsdjkfhsdkjhfkjwrewthe word in red is the word that i wanted to be printed to the text box on screen, is this possible?... if so dont suppose anyone could yell ...

read first couple of characters from text file

I have a text file with session information in it. At every new line I have an ID of 5 characters. This ID I want to read out, but with the code I have below it keeps echoing all the all the contents and not just the first 5 characters of every newline. Please help.This is the code I have$myfile = ...

Oracle How to remove new line characters in pipe delimited text file?

We are trying to load data from Access to Oracle using SQL lOader.The text file is pipe delimited and had new line character in the data.How to remove new line character in the text file ...

Ubuntu Remove Even Characters from text file

I have a list with random characters inserted in between each relevant character. I need to remove the random characters. I have limited experience with scripting and such, so go easy on me! ...

Ubuntu (Java) reading non-english characters from text file

i am just started to learn Spanish and i have decided, that becausei am learning Java too i will write a software that will help me remember the words :)it would just write the word in English and i would have to write the word in Spanish and it would check if it is good or not...but i have a proble ...

how to constantly search specific characters and keep doing so in c++ for a text file

How do i constantly keep checking for specific characters in a text file till there are no more specific characters left.this way i can keep displaying text file logos on my application until there are none left in the text file being searched by c++ i did have a look around on the string class and ...

jQuery reading values from text file

I have a text file which has values in the format of "text1,text2,text3" etcwhat I need to do is read this text file using jquery and store the data in a variable in the head of my webpage, so something like:var data = everything within textfile.txtis this possible? ...

jQuery append external text file to div

hi, i have multiple poems [3 in this trial] (held as external  .txt files containing <br> line breaks) that i wish to display at random on each site visit.I don't know how to load them into a specific  'div' area or (if necessary) assign them to a variable.This is it so far - i'm afr ...

jQuery How do I save an AJAX response to a (text) file?

It seems like this question is asked periodically on these forums and the common response is "You shouldn't do that with AJAX anyway. Just set the window location to the file."But I'm trying to request a file that doesn't actually exist out on the server anywhere. It's dynamically generated given th ...

jQuery Help with Text file inside an Overlay

I got this one overlay working, Chillbox, but it only seems to load a picture. What can I use to load a text file with a scrollbar? Any help would be appreciated! ...

send url to input box from a text file.

How can I send information to an input box, through a script?e.g.Here is a web site.http://www.guardster.com/free/It has an input boxAddress: (type url in here)When I type a web site address in the address bar (e.g. www.google.com) and click on I AGREE AND WISH TO SURF then it will visit that web si ...