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How to xml to xml parse

I am trying to automate this process. I have link to this xml file. it has many parameters, but I am only interested in 3 of it's parameters. I want to use those 3 parameter and create new xml file ...
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Extracting links from a numeric range of web pages

I would like to extract links from a numerical sequence of pages like this: http://example.com/page001.html http://example.com/page002.html http://example.com/page003.html ... ...
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Get variable values from config file

I have one config file with some variables eg below but my command only read some variable value, I cant read all values in config file. Seems only read values with numbers. what is better way to read ...
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How can I extract stock price data from a specific webpage?

I would like to extract the stock data (i.e. daily stock price) from the following webpage: http://www.onvista.de/aktien/Alcatel-Lucent-Aktie-FR0000130007 This page shows a chart graph of a stock ...
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error in /usr/share/perl5/iCal/Parser/HTML.pm on debian

how to fix this? when i type perl /usr/share/perl5/iCal/Parser/HTML.pm i get syntax error at /usr/share/perl5/iCal/Parser/HTML.pm line 64, near "$t qw(week month year)" Global symbol "$t" ...
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To convert Powerpoint into outline of Tex-file effectively

I have lectures as powerpoints. I want to convert text and lists to tex-file. If there is a picture, a mark can be left to a file. I can individually add pictures. I tried to save the ppt document ...
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Do emulators parse binary code within files?

I have seen some emulators that claim they execute, and even though they do, their source code shows they don't directly parse every 1 and 0 to determine an instruction. My question is, if the ...
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Batch to extract a word from a string inside a text file

I have a database.txt file with this content: 40001 16 DATAMAN Jimbo WS2 I want to extract the third word, as delimited by whitespace ("DATAMAN" ...
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How do I quickly parse large ASCII files for matching records?

I have lots of files containing data records, stored as space-delimited ASCII files. Each record is a row containing numeric data, with some columns integer and others floating-point eg. 1 1 5711 4 ...
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Can't Parsing Log Linux File Today

I'd like to monitor my linux logs and pull information from the logs to process the files that activities of the workers I do, in my company. #!/bin/bash #if [[ -z "$1" ]]; then # echo ...
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How can I parse out the dimensions for this string in Excel?

I am trying to parse out the individual dimensions (length, height, width) for a string in Excel but am having problems determining which text formulas to use. Details below. Data example (in one ...
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When an image on an editing program is rendered on Windows, is the program parsing it, or is the kernel doing it?

so I know this question is confusing, but luckily I am a computer programmer and can make it more clear if you would help me out by reading on. A simple program, liek MS-Paint, will "know" how to ...
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sed: extracting value of a key-value pair in a URL query string

I am trying to use sed to extract the value part of one of the many key-value pairs in a URL's query string This is what I am trying: echo 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abc&g=xyz' | sed ...
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How to easily pull strings out of a file and store in variables?

I think I'm looking at awk vs PHP vs Perl vs cut. Maybe. I want to look at wp-config.php and look at these lines: define('DB_NAME', 'mydb'); define('DB_USER', 'myuser'); define('DB_PASSWORD', 'xx'); ...
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Can a keyword be in a PDF Annots array?

The JHOVE parser for PDF, which I maintain, will sometimes find a non-dictionary object in a PDF's Annots array. According to section 8.4.1 of the PDF spec, the Annots array holds "an array of ...
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Counting duplicates lines from a stream

I'm currently parsing apache logs with that command: tail -f /opt/apache/logs/access/gvh-access_log.1365638400 | grep specific.stuff. | awk '{print $12}' | cut -d/ -f3 > ~/logs The output is a ...
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How to parse a webpage into a text or excel file?

I'm trying to figure out a way to grab 4 - 5 lines of text from multiple pages of the same site, the information is always in the same place in the webpage. How would I go about getting that ...
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Difference between an executable and data file format?

A few quick things out of the way as I know these type of questions often have a malicious background. I am not trying to execute something in a file format (jpg) I am not trying to simply achieve ...
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Breaking a file down of strings, into separate files each based on the first letter. BASH

Alright, so I have a file full of thousands of strings. Each one on it's own line. I want to make a script that will allow me to take this file, call it list.txt, and take the items from each line, ...
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Parsing command line output delimited by underscore

I've got some command which output looks like that: some_command Current view: username_token1_token2_token3_4_token4_2 How could I parse the "token3_4_token4_2" part out of the string?
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What does this grep command actually do?

I'm trying to get a hang of grep. I've got the following command from a GeekLet script that someone made for getting the weather info off some website: curl -s ...
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Parsing two input files and comparing line existence

I need to take two text files and check to see if a line that exists in File A doesn't exist anywhere in File B. Each line in File A that does not exist in File B should be copied to an output log. ...
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How do I parse file paths separated by a space in a string?

Background: I am working in Automator on a wrapper to a command line utility. I need a way to separate an arbitrary number of file paths delimited by a single space from a single string, so that I may ...
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How to export DokuWiki without machine login

I need a plugin to export the whole DokuWiki, PDF preffered. I tried bookcreator, dw2pdf and an epub plugin which all do not fit my requirements. It would be nice if internal links are replaced with ...
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What tool can produce the line count of a text?

I don't want it to delete the rest or anything but just to quickly report the number of lines the text I just entered is included. Is there a tool that quickly finds "the number of lines in this text ...
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Is there a way of parsing a PHP script but not executing/running it?

I know that you can run php -l filename.php to run a syntax check on a file, but is there a way of parsing the file without actually executing it (ie without running any of the in-built PHP functions) ...
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Parse incoming mail in Thunderbird?

I need to parse the title of incoming mails and do some simple checks like "does it include this word/number". I'm familiar with AutoHotkey, batch, PHP... Any ideas? I can't seem to find a plugin ...
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How can I parse data from inside a tag with Applescript?

How can I parse data from inside a tag with Applescript? I know Applescript has the words 3 thru -2 of myTextVariable syntax - but how would I use it to be sure I am just getting This is my text from ...
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Copy files from m3u to destination

I have a playlist, m3u extended, formated like: #EXTM3U #EXTINF:213,2 Tåst - (foo bar) /home/www/Music/Test/test 123 - test.mp3 My problem is, that it seems the line-break is encoded as '\n\r' ...
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How can I parse an XML file from the command line (for GeekTool)?

I'd like to find a Terminal command that can pull the file at http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.xml?screen_name=SOMEUSERNAME&count=1 and parse it to find a user's Twitter status. ...
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Trying to use XML::Parser and XML::XPath, where do I type the command?

Here's the tutorial I am using, which I have been assured is of high quality by Google: http://www.kitebird.com/articles/mysql-xml.html#TOC_5 Now, what I am trying to do is run some test scripts ...
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lines identical except for their first word, put the first word in a variable

I have file(sudoers) in which lines can be identical except for the first word in them (different users can execute the same set of commands). I am able to extract such a line using the command: # ...
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“Machine-readable” list of states in native name

I'm searching for a list (xml,json,... preferred) which contains all sovereign states (lets define them as the members of the UN only) in their native name(s). ISO-Code for state and language are ...
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How can I open a subset of a large (35MB) .xlsx file?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 running on a Dell Optiplex with 4GB of memory and two 3.16GHz processors. I received a 35MB spreadsheet. It opened in Gnumeric after 5 minutes with errors, and it hasn't opened ...
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Extract data from PDF document to CSV

I would like to convert a stack of financial documents, identically formated, into a CSV file. Here is an example: I have a program to do the OCR (optical character recognition) so that is not the ...
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Last email exchanged in Outlook

I use outlook for all communications with my friends; I want to find out when I last exchanged email from a friend. Normally the emails that I get from my friends are moved to folders in outlook. Is ...
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Batch-convert lit -> txt

Is there a tool for Windows to batch-convert a folder of .lit files to a different format, preferably plain-text?
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How to use grep to match domain names?

I have a list of urls like: hxxp://url.com/subpage.html hxxp://www.url2.com/index.php hxxp://subdomain.url3.com/somepage.php ... How can I use grep to match the domain names only? All the urls ...
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Import json data into Excel

I have a text file in json format and want to read it into Excel. A very simplified example of the json file has the following structure: { [ { 'a': 10, 'b': 20 }, { 'a': 20, 'b': 22 }, { 'a': ...
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Retrieving a registry variable in a batch script

I wish to write a batch script (windows XP) that extracts certain installation paths from the registry. How would one go about writing such a script? I have written the following - I am (as you ...
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How Do I Parse a String?

I am new to bash, and I am creating a script that loops through the files in a directory and based on part of the filename, does something with the file, so far I have this: #!/bin/bash ...
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Shell scripting: Way to parse parameters from command line

myscript [-a a-arg] [-c c-arg] [-b] [-e] somedirectory Given that I want my shell script be invoked at the command line using the above parameters - where [these brackets] denote that they are ...
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Capturing and parsing xterm cut buffer in emacs

I'd like to make an indirect control for Emacs (in Ubuntu Linux) so that I can swipe some text in an xterm with the cursor, cutting it into the X cut buffer, then run a macro in Emacs to parse the ...
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I installed and ran Heritrix Web Crawler. It stored data in .arc.gz files

If you have used Heritrix Web Crawler, I'd really appreciate your help. 3 questions: An arc file probably contains source codes of MANY pages in there. How do I figure out which is which? How do I ...
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Automatic parsing of citation text in academic references

Is there any software (or pseudo-code) which can automatically scan a piece of text (either pasted into the tool, or read from a .doc/.pdf) and identify citation data using standard formats? The data ...