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__When VB OOP meets Unix_____ Doing textfiles with a fine class!

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Submitted on: 2/7/2015 4:41:00 PM
By: Light Templer (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     This carefully designed VB CLASS encapsulates the following UNIX shell commands: CAT, HEAD, TAIL, >> (Append) and some more like GetUniqueTempFileName. With properties like FILTER (grep), CancelParsing, IgnoreLinesWith, LinesToHandle and some more handling of text files is easy and fast implemented into your current project. ____ A detailed example for every command is included. Error handling is fully implemented, comments are included and code is fine structured. If you are interested in "things behind": Have a closer look to the ring buffer technik used in TAIL() to save memory. btw: We DON'T load the whole file into memory, so even VERY large files can be handled (e.g. catch the last 50 lines from a 2 GByte logfile without any problems ;) ...) _______ Constructive comments are welcome - votes are motivating ;) ! ______ Regards__Light Templer_______________________________________________UPDATE 1 - Fixed the problem with empty 'IgnoreLinesWith' Update 2 - The check for missing path/filename was against the wrong var.

 
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