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datafileest_kft.txt"  # insert correct name here
text.readlines(datafile)  # read lines into Array
 
output_filey_nicely_arranged_text_file.txt"  # insert correct name  here
 
class String
        def do_first_script
                #  insert tags here
                return  result
        end
        def do_second_script  
#insert  tags here
                return  result
        end
end    

 
 
 
fe.new(output_file,"w")
 
 
# first alternative
# assuming that you'll always have the same one/two-column
# structure 
text.each_with_index{|x,i|
        if i<5
                f.puts  x.do_first_script
        else
                f.puts  x.do_second_script
        end
}
 
 
# second alternative (recommended)
# use regexps -

 
# assuming that you separate columns by tabs - and use tabs
# for nothing else than separating columns
 
text.each{|x|
        if x\t/
                f.puts  x.do_first_script
        else
                f.puts  x.do_second_script
        end
}


 
 
f.close
 
 
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Best regards,
 
Axel 

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