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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Let’s say I’ve got a bunch of data i want to review one segment at a time.  My typical way of going through and doing something to many things in sequence would involve a for or while loop.  For the moment, consider a file named ‘stuff’ that contains a filename and a particular phrase on each line.  I want to see what lines in each filename match that particular phrase.  There could be many more than one, so I want to be able to separate the lines and phrases.  So, here’s how I’d typically go about that. Read More »