I have a large text file, I need to trim every line that begins with a certain string down to 72 characters.

Posted on 2014-07-14
Last Modified: 2014-07-14
I have been playing with regex but havent had any luck.  Any ideas?
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    What language or text editor are you using to accomplish this? Also, how long is the "certain string"?

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    I am using notepad ++, the string is only 5 characters long.
    So every line that begins with <213> I need to trim to 72 characters.
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    If your version of N++ has it, make sure ". matches newline" is unchecked.

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    That did the trick!  Thank you!

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