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VBScript to parse text files, remove some data and move to another location
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  • Posted: Thu, Oct 11, 2012
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I currently have a program that reads data streams coming from multiple sources and writes the data into separate text files ( one for each set of data sent and the filename is different each time). Due to an upgrade in some of the sending systems software there is sometimes a field in the text file that I need to remove, as it causes my auto importing program to hang. Therefore I need a simple script to go in between my existing reading and importing programs.

The script will need to check a specific directory for a new .txt file every 15 seconds or so, open the file, read the data, and remove a specific field(s) from the file (the field is surrounded in pipes | , but will not always have the same length, or location. The field has a field name and a value and will appear as |HR=145 bpm| or |HR=99 bpm| , etc. Then move the updated file to a new directory.

The script needs to have a popup window that remains active while the script is running so the user 1 knows its runni...

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