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How to remove a carriage return from a field

allen_edmondson
Explorer

I have outputted events in csv format, and have a field which has carriage returns in it. How can use regex to remove the returns only from the field, in the search. Thanks in advance,

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lguinn2
Legend

This should replace all carriage returns or linefeeds with a space in a field named myField:

yoursearchhere
| eval myField = replace (myField, "[\n\r]"," ")
| morestuffhere

If your data is from Windows and has CRLF in it, this will replace the CRLF with two spaces.

grijhwani
Motivator

A refinement would be to make the regex "[\n\r]+" which would see one or more carriage returns or line feeds (or any combination thereof) with a single space.

asimagu
Builder

do you have more than one carriage return in the field value??

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