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Re: Formatting a mail



On 13Oct2007 16:22, Paul Ward <pnward googlemail com> wrote:
| Just wanted to say I have figured out a way to do it. as follows,
| although a little crude it does give me the result I was after.
| 
| for m in `ls $REPORTS|grep report` ;do
| STATS=`cat $m`
| echo $STATS >> /tmp/pgstats
| echo " " >> /tmp/pgstats # Gives me the formatting
| done
| mail -s "Printer Reports" pnward googlemail co uk < /tmp/pgstats
| 
| Thanks for some pointers anyway.

Untested cleanup:

  for m in "$REPORTS"/*report*
  do
    cat "$m"    # report text
    echo        # inter-prargraph blank line
  done \
  | mail -s 'Printer Reports' pnward googlemail co uk

Cheers,
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