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1368.Text file parser -- How to extract and join first words from adjacent lines?

User: user -- 2016-05-23          << 1367  1369 >>
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Type: Text file parser   
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Description:
There are many lines in a text file, in which each word is separated by #### in the
line. How to extract the first word and the first word of the following line.
Input Sample:
a111####b111####c111
a222####b222####c222
a333####b333####c333
a444####b444####c444
Output Sample:
a111####a222
a222####a333
a333####a444
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open text file
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialogue
* set 'replace unit' to 'Line'
* set 'unit number filter' to: 
* uncheck 'print unmatched units' option
* set 'replace with pattern' to:

3. click 'replace', done

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