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# 1  
Old 08-20-2009
Insert Text On file

Hi All,

Can someone pls help me to insert some text on a file.

my file contains something like below..

AKBULBU,
BALUMIL,
BATCH,BATCH
BOARROB,
BOTAKAT,
C57896,
CAKIOZE,
CHECMER,
CICOFRA,
CISZPAW,2194485

I want output as

USER_ID, LOGIN_ID
AKBULBU,
BALUMIL,
BATCH,BATCH
BOARROB,
BOTAKAT,
C57896,
CAKIOZE,
CHECMER,
CICOFRA,
CISZPAW,2194485
# 2  
Old 08-20-2009
Code:
echo "USER_ID, LOGIN_ID" > tmp; 
cat file >> tmp; 
## at this point check the content of tmp before you do this, mv will erase the 
mv tmp file

# 3  
Old 08-20-2009
Hia,

You can also use:
Code:
sed '1i\ USER_ID, LOGIN_ID' file_name > new_filename
cp new_filename file_name
rm new_filename

Cheers,
Shazin
# 4  
Old 08-20-2009
Hi jim,

Can same be done by using SED
# 5  
Old 08-20-2009
hi shazin,

When iam doing this iamgetting error

Code:
$ sed '1i\ USER_ID, LOGIN_ID' userdata.csv >newfile
sed: command garbled: 1i\ USER_ID, LOGIN_ID


Last edited by Franklin52; 08-20-2009 at 01:27 PM.. Reason: code tags
# 6  
Old 08-20-2009
Hi ,

Please can you make use of CODE options on the control bar to keep the Forum tidy.

Thanks,
Shazin
# 7  
Old 08-20-2009
hi shazin,

When iam doing this iamgetting error


Code:
$ sed '1i\ USER_ID, LOGIN_ID' userdata.csv >newfile
sed: command garbled: 1i\ USER_ID, LOGIN_ID


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