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# 1  
Old 05-31-2009
remove space from file content

i am a bit new to shell scripting
i have a file containing
xxxx xx xx
but i want to output the content as
xxxxxxxx.
thus removing the space.
any idea how i can do this
# 2  
Old 05-31-2009
Use tr
Code:
tr -d ' ' <  file

# 3  
Old 06-01-2009
$
Code:
echo "xxxx xx xx" | sed 's/ //g'

xxxxxxxx



-Devaraj Takhellambam
# 4  
Old 06-01-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by devtakh
$
Code:
echo "xxxx xx xx" | sed 's/ //g'

xxxxxxxx



-Devaraj Takhellambam
Thanks but how can i use the output as a variable
# 5  
Old 06-01-2009
Code:
output=`echo "xxxx xx xx" | sed 's/ //g'`


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