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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Adding loads of columns Post 302367763 by zajtat on Tuesday 3rd of November 2009 11:24:12 AM
Old 11-03-2009
Adding loads of columns

Hi All,

I've got file1 like this:
Code:
aaa bbb ccc
ddd eee fff
ggg hhh kkk
ppp mmm nnn

and file 2 like this:
Code:
aaa qqq www
ddd fff ggg
ggg sss zzz
ppp vvv yyy

and file 3 like this:
Code:
aaa 
ggg
ppp

I need to match the first column of file3 and file1, then add the rest of the file 1 to the file3. The result would be:
Code:
aaa bbb ccc
ggg hhh kkk
ppp mmm nnn

Then again match the first column and add the rest of the file2. The result would be:
Code:
aaa bbb ccc qqq www
ggg hhh kkk sss zzz
ppp mmm nnn vvv yyy

I've got many files and each of them has matching patterns in first column and then loads of columns that I need to all add into one file. Hope this is not too confusing :-)

Any help will be GREATLY appreciated! It doesn't need to be a big loop or anything, I don't mind if someone could help me with the first step only...

Many thanks!
 

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PAPS(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   PAPS(1)

NAME
paps - UTF-8 to PostScript converter using Pango SYNOPSIS
paps [options] files... DESCRIPTION
paps reads a UTF-8 encoded file and generates a PostScript language rendering of the file. The rendering is done by creating outline curves through the pango ft2 backend. OPTIONS
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. --landscape Landscape output. Default is portrait. --columns=cl Number of columns output. Default is 1. --font=desc Set the font description. Default is Monospace 12. --rtl Do rtl layout. --paper ps Choose paper size. Known paper sizes are legal, letter, a4. Default is A4. --bottom-margin=bm Set bottom margin in postscript points (1/72 inch). Default is 36. --top-margin=tm Set top margin. Default is 36. --left-margin=lm Set left margin. Default is 36. --right-margin=rm Set right margin. Default is 36. --help Show summary of options. --header Draw page header for each page. --markup Interpret the text as pango markup. --encoding=ENCODING Assume the documentation encoding is ENCODING. --lpi Set the lines per inch. This determines the line spacing. --cpi Set the characters per inch. This is an alternative method of specifying the font size. --stretch-chars Indicates that characters should be stretched in the y-direction to fill up their vertical space. This is similar to the texttops behaviour. AUTHOR
paps was written by Dov Grobgeld <dov.grobgeld@gmail.com>. This manual page was written by Lior Kaplan <kaplan@debian.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others). April 17, 2006 PAPS(1)

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