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# 1  
Old 08-24-2009
How to get 2 records in 2 separate lines in the mail

export VarMailAddress=abc@gmail.com
export SUBJECT="Hi"
(
echo "Subject: $SUBJECT"
echo "MIME-Version: 1.0"
echo "Content-Type: text/html"
echo "Content-Disposition: inline"
echo "<HTML><BODY>"
echo "<B> <U>NAME&nbsp;&nbsp;ID&nbsp;&nbsp;Address </B> <br /> "
echo "`cat FILE`"
echo "</BODY></HTML>"
) | /usr/sbin/sendmail $VarMailAddress

Here FILE contains:
abc 43 ghju
iop 56 hjmgkl

but in the mail, above two records are coming in a single line like:
abc 43 ghju iop 56 hjmgkl

My requirement is to get 2 records in separate lines.

can anybody help me in this ASAP

Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 08-24-2009
Remove the echo from around the cat.
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Old 08-24-2009
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Try to remove the echo of that line and also remove the backticks around the cat.
# 4  
Old 08-24-2009
Hi

I tried that option.Even though i am getting the 2 records in single line while sending an email

can anybody help in this?

Thanks in advance
# 5  
Old 08-24-2009
Please edit your post as I asked for and add the code tags.

Just tested it on my Debian Linux box:
Code:
(echo eins; cat infile; echo zwei)| mail -s test zaxxon@somedomain.de

Output in my mailer:
Code:
eins
bababa nobody bababa
tftp          dgram   udp      wait    nobody  /usr/sbin/tcpd  in.tftpd  /tftpboott
lalala nobody lalala
zwei


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