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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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d

Synopsis

[address1[,address2]]d
               

Delete the addressed line (or lines) from the pattern space. Thus, the line is not passed to standard output. A new line of input is read, and editing resumes with the first command in the script.

Example

Delete all blank lines (those whose first character is a line ending):

                  /^$/d

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