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Why is the regex creating empty events from incoming data?

derekho55
Explorer

I have a log text file that captures logs in this format:

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Timestamp: 5/9/2019 1:16:02 AM

Message:  Blah Blah

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Timestamp: 5/9/2019 1:20:05 AM

Message: Bla Bla

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I'm struggling with creating a regex expression that will not treat it as a new (empty) event.

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Please help. Thanks!

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aromanauskas
Path Finder

This method will break the event and remove the top and bottom dashed lines from the event.

LINE_BREAKER = (\s+-+[\n\r\s]+-+)|(\s+-+[\n\r\s]+)

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evania
Community Manager
Community Manager

Hi @derekho55 ,

Did you have a chance to check out any answers? If it worked, please resolve this post by approving it! If your problem is still not solved, keep us updated so that someone else can help you.

Thanks for posting!

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aromanauskas
Path Finder

This method will break the event and remove the top and bottom dashed lines from the event.

LINE_BREAKER = (\s+-+[\n\r\s]+-+)|(\s+-+[\n\r\s]+)

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