[Israel.pm] Removing meta characters (^[[1m and ^[[0m) from a file

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Sun Jun 27 02:02:53 PDT 2010


On Sunday 27 Jun 2010 11:27:02 Erez David wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am reading a file which has some meta characters in it.
> This meta characters are: ^[[1m and ^[[0m which are used to bold some text
> out.
> 
> I am looking for the best way to remove this meta characters from the file
> before I parse it. (Whether remove it by regex or any other way...)
> 

You can use a regex. Untested:

s/\e[\[01]m//g

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

> Thanks
> 
> Erez

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