Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Program to combine two lines in a file on checking the first character of each line Post 302967689 by RavinderSingh13 on Friday 26th of February 2016 09:22:44 AM
Hello jayaP,

Please use code tags for showing inputs also which you are using into your posts too.
Could you please try following and let me know if this helps you.
Code:
awk '($0 !~ /^[0-9]/){sub(/,+$/,X,A);A=A?A OFS $0:$0;next} ($0 ~ /^[0-9]/ && A){sub(/,+$/,X,A);print A;A=""}{A=$0}END{sub(/,+$/,X,A);print A}' OFS= ""  Input_file

Output will be as follows.
Code:
5,1,32784506,6/3/2015,6/3/2015,9:15:22,6/3/2015,9:15:34,0,16,0,ValidateClass [TGWFTRNBO]]
6,1,32784506,6/3/2015,6/3/2015,9:15:22,6/3/2015,9:15:34,0,16,0,ValidateClass [TGWFTRNBO]]
7,1,32784506,6/3/2015,6/3/2015,9:15:22,6/3/2015,9:15:34,0,16,0,ValidateClass [TGWFTRNBO]]The operative account
10,1,32784506,6/3/2015,6/3/2015,9:15:22,6/3/2015,9:15:34,0,16,0,ValidateClass [TGWFTRNBO]]

Thanks,
R. Singh
 
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