Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

How would you convert the following .SRT file's contents into plain text stripping out information?

Posted on 2013-05-28
1
Medium Priority
?
405 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-28
How would you convert the following .SRT file's contents into plain text stripping out the
line number and time information lines? I could use either DOS or UNIX commands.

I have attached a .SRT file with the following contents:

I was hoping to convert the following .SRT file's contents from

6
00:00:27,000 --> 00:00:30,000
and build some simple webpages.

7
00:00:30,000 --> 00:00:33,000
Part of what makes web design and web development so fun

8
00:00:33,000 --> 00:00:37,000
when compared to other forms of software development, is that you can

to revised values as follows:

and build some simple webpages.
Part of what makes web design and web development so fun
when compared to other forms of software development, is that you can
TEST.txt
0
Comment
Question by:zimmer9
1 Comment
 
LVL 68

Accepted Solution

by:
woolmilkporc earned 2000 total points
ID: 39201565
grep -Ev "^$|^[0-9]" inputfile

Maybe this is safer:

grep -Ev "^$|^[0-9]*$|^[0-9][0-9]:" inputfile
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Let's say you need to move the data of a file system from one partition to another. This generally involves dismounting the file system, backing it up to tapes, and restoring it to a new partition. You may also copy the file system from one place to…
A metadevice consists of one or more devices (slices). It can be expanded by adding slices. Then, it can be grown to fill a larger space while the file system is in use. However, not all UNIX file systems (UFS) can be expanded this way. The conca…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
In a previous video, we went over how to export a DynamoDB table into Amazon S3.  In this video, we show how to load the export from S3 into a DynamoDB table.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month9 days, 16 hours left to enroll

926 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question