NAME [Toc] [Back]
rmnl - remove extra new-line characters from file
SYNOPSIS [Toc] [Back]
DESCRIPTION [Toc] [Back]
rmnl removes all blank lines from a file (except at beginning of file
as explained below), and is useful for removing excess white space
from files for display on a CRT terminal. Groups of two or more
successive \n (new-line) characters are reduced to a single \n
character, effectively eliminating all blank lines in the file except
that one or more blank lines at the beginning of a file remain as a
single blank line.
To remove redundant blank lines rather than all blank lines, use
To remove all blank lines from a file including beginning of file, use
rmnl piped to ssp, or ssp piped to rmnl.
EXTERNAL INFLUENCES [Toc] [Back]
International Code Set Support
Single- and multi-byte character code sets are supported.
SEE ALSO [Toc] [Back]
Hewlett-Packard Company - 1 - HP-UX 11i Version 2: August 2003 [ Back ]