OT: Extract info from a text file

Nigel Ridley nigel at rmk.co.il
Tue Jul 8 19:54:45 BST 2008


Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 July 2008, Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> I'm trying to help a friend sort out his mailing list :-(
>>
>> He's given me a [messy] csv file which I saved as a text file.
>> It contains all his contacts - names, addresses, email addresses etc.
>> I want to extract just the email addresses.
>>
>> Is there a simple script to extract just the email addresses?
>> I tried using google but the results are a bit vague.
>>
>> Blessings,
>>
>> Nigel
>>
>> --
>> PrayingForIsrael.net
>> http://www.prayingforisrael.net/
> 
> Have you tried OpenOffice?
> 
> Import the file.
> 
> Copy the email address column to a new spreadsheet.
> 
> Write it out as a txt file or csv or whatever.
> 

That was a piece of cake! :-)

I even then used [highlight column] Data > Sort to get them all in alphabetical order!

Thank you lots....

Blessings,

Nigel

-- 
PrayingForIsrael.net
http://www.prayingforisrael.net/





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