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Old 09-21-2011
Error Concatenate two lines in a fIle

Hi All,

Can any one help me in finding the solution for concatenating two or more lines in a file and writing them to a temporary file.

for Example:
He is a wise student.
So he got first rank.

This is in a file i want the output as
He is a wise student so he got first rank. into a file

Please help me Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 09-21-2011
AWK

Hi,

Try this code,

Code:
awk '{ORS="";print;}' File

Cheers,
RangaSmilie
# 3  
Old 09-21-2011
Code:
$ paste - - < infile

# 4  
Old 09-22-2011
can explain it briefly i didn't got the solution....

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