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CLI utility that parses and transforms text

Project description

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Cli utility that parses and transforms text written in Python.

[CHANGELOG] : https://github.com/dslackw/pysed/blob/master/CHANGELOG

Installation

$ pip install pysed

uninstall

$ pip uninstall pysed

Command Line Tool Usage

usage: pysed [-h] [-v] [-p] [-l] [-e] [-r] [-i]

Utility that parses and transforms text

optional arguments:
  -h, --help     show this help message and exit
  -v, --version  print version and exit
  -p, --print    print text
  -l, --lines    print lines
                 'num' ['>', '<', '*']
  -e, --extract  extract text
                 'text'
  -r, --replace  replace text
                 m max(num)/, u upper/, l lower/ ['^', ',', '*']
  -i, --insert   insert text
                 m max(num)/, u upper/, l lower/ ['^', ',', '*']

Pysed Examples

See changes before modification with options -p –print:

Print text file:

(NOTE: Windows users avoid using quotes ‘’)

$ pysed --print text.txt

This is my cat,
 whose name is Betty.
This is my dog,
 whose name is Frank.
This is my fish,
whose name is George.
This is my goat,
 whose name is Adam.

Print lines:

$ pysed --lines '0,3,2,1,4,7,6,5' text.txt

This is my cat,
 whose name is frank.
This is my dog,
 whose name is betty.
This is my fish,
 whose name is adam.
This is my goat,
whose name is george.

$ pysed --lines '3,7' text.txt

This is my dog,
 whose name is adam.

$ pysed --lines '>' text.txt

This is my cat,

$ pysed --lines '<' text.txt

whose name is adam.

$ pysed --lines '*' text.txt

This is my cat,
 whose name is betty.
This is my dog,
 whose name is frank.
This is my fish,
whose name is george.
This is my goat,
 whose name is adam.

Extract text:

$ pysed pysed --extract 'is' text.txt

is is is is is is is is is is is is is

Remove new lines:

$ pysed -r --print '\n ' ' ' text.txt

This is my cat, whose name is Betty.
This is my dog, whose name is Frank.
This is my fish,
whose name is George.
This is my goat, whose name is Adam.

Redirect results to another file:

$ pysed -r --print '\n ' ' ' text.txt > text2.txt
$ cat text2.txt

This is my cat, whose name is Betty.
This is my dog, whose name is Frank.
This is my fish,
whose name is George.
This is my goat, whose name is Adam.

$ pysed --extract 'This' text.txt > text3.txt
$ pysed -print text3.txt

This This This This

$ pysed --lines '0,2,4,6' text.txt > text4.txt
$ pysed --print text4.txt

This is my cat,
This is my dog,
This is my fish,
This is my goat,

Replace text:

$ pysed -r --print 'This' 'THIS' text.txt

THIS is my cat,
 whose name is Betty.
THIS is my dog,
 whose name is Frank.
THIS is my fish,
whose name is George.
THIS is my goat,
 whose name is Adam.

Replace max:

$ pysed -r --print m2/'This' 'THIS' text.txt

THIS is my cat,
 whose name is Betty.
THIS is my dog,
 whose name is Frank.
This is my fish,
whose name is George.
This is my goat,
 whose name is Adam.

Convert text to uppercase:

$ pysed -r --print u/'This' '^' text.txt

THIS is my cat,
 whose name is Betty.
THIS is my dog,
 whose name is Frank.
THIS is my fish,
whose name is George.
THIS is my goat,
 whose name is Adam.

$ pysed -r --print u/'' '*' text.txt

THIS IS MY CAT,
 WHOSE NAME IS BETTY.
THIS IS MY DOG,
 WHOSE NAME IS FRANK.
THIS IS MY FISH,
WHOSE NAME IS GEORGE.
THIS IS MY GOAT,
 WHOSE NAME IS ADAM.

Convert text to lowercase:

$ pysed -r --print l/'T' ',' text.txt

this is my cat,
 whose name is Betty.
this is my dog,
 whose name is Frank.
this is my fish,
whose name is George.
this is my goat,
 whose name is Adam.

$ pysed -r --print l/'' '*' text.txt

this is my cat,
 whose name is betty.
this is my dog,
 whose name is frank.
this is my fish,
whose name is george.
this is my goat,
 whose name is adam

Insert text:

$ pysed -i --print 'whose ' 'sur' text.txt

This is my cat,
 whose surname is Betty.
This is my dog,
 whose surname is Frank.
This is my fish,
whose surname is George.
This is my goat,
 whose surname is Adam.

Insert max:

$ pysed -i --print m2/'whose ' 'sur' text.txt

This is my cat,
 whose surname is Betty.
This is my dog,
 whose surname is Frank.
This is my fish,
whose name is George.
This is my goat,
 whose name is Adam.

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