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I want Trailer to be added into the text file.

Hi folks,

I want Trailer to be added into the txt file the format is below.

flatfile-> abc.txt

count of the file is 500 records.

I want the trailer in this format: TRAILER|500 (pipe delimeter).

Please suggest the comands ASAP.

Rgds
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Haque123
I want Trailer to be added into the txt file the format is below.

flatfile-> abc.txt

count of the file is 500 records.

I want the trailer in this format: TRAILER|500 (pipe delimeter).
Code:
printf "%s\n" "TRAILER|500" >> abc.txt

# 3  
wc -l (where i will incorporate to make sure it will return the record lenght)
# 4  
Folks i have this comand

get_records=`wc -l abc.txt'
echo "Trailer|"$reds

after running the above comands I get the o/p as

Trailer| 200 abc


suggest How do I remove the file name abc from the o/p and also a space after TRL|' '

I was expect the o/p as Trailer|200

rgds
Ann
# 5  
Quote:
Originally Posted by Haque123
Folks i have this comand

Please put code inside [code] tags.
Quote:
Code:
get_records=`wc -l abc.txt'
echo "Trailer|"$reds


Do you mean:

Code:
echo "Trailer|$get_records"

Quote:

after running the above comands I get the o/p as

Trailer| 200 abc


suggest How do I remove the file name abc from the o/p and also a space after TRL|' '

I was expect the o/p as Trailer|200
Code:
get_records=`wc -l < abc.txt`
echo "Trailer|$get_records"

Or:

Code:
get_records=$(( `wc -l < abc.txt` ))
echo "Trailer|$get_records"

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Amazing i worked thats a ton Jhon!!! Smilie U rock buddy I have seen many of your solutions on this forum and i used some of your logics as well Im ur fan folk !!! Smilie cheers
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