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Last active December 22, 2015 19:09
What would you like to do?
split one text file into many

if you want to split one text (or html or similar) file into many, here's a trick:

split -p '^plop' file.txt newfile-

...will split file.txt whenever a line starts with 'plop', into files with names like newfile-a, newfile-b, newfile-c, and so on...

I'd love to get it to create numbered files, instead of lettering them a, b, c for extra credit, I'd love to change the filename to be the first line of text

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