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

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 02:18:08 PDT 2010


I guess it is a chr(27) at the beginning, right?
Gabor

On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Erez David <introx at gmail.com> wrote:
> s/\e[\[01]m//g  does't do the job. since the first [ is not a real character
> it is a meta character...
>
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Shlomi Fish <shlomif at iglu.org.il> wrote:
>>
>> 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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