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Re: howto join lines



Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:

i want to have those lines joined to one line with
spaces
Before :

textone
texttwo
something

After :

textone texttwo something


the good old command line "cat" was invented (I am told) to concatenate!

'cat' will not remove newlines.

Not by itself, but its a reasonable thing to run in backticks so the shell will do it for you:

echo `cat multi_line_file`
or
echo $(cat multi_line_file`)
if you prefer that syntax.

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  Les Mikesell
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