Thread: splitting up files

  1. #1
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    Apr 2008

    splitting up files

    hi, i have a input file for my program and its full of the same typ of structure, ive put an example below. I would idealy like to carve out the data inbetween <gg> and </gg> but so far im having trouble as the data can be varying length. So far I can find the occurance of the begining of the string but i dont know how to read the data until it reaches the ending criteria. I hope that made sense

    <gg>ADADDADADADADA </gg><gg>ADADDADADADffffADA </gg><gg>ADADDDA </gg>

    string line;
    string str = "<gg>"
                   getline (infile,line);      	      
    	        size_t found;
    		if (  found = line.find(str));

  2. #2
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    Farncombe, Surrey, England
    So just find the next string, then use substr() to grab the portion between (you'll have to do some math to adjust for the length of the respective search items).

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