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# 1  
Old 09-22-2009
Java Adding Strings to a file

Well thanks a lot but I have another Problem
I try to solve.

I habe one simple Textfile
with entries like this, for example:
file1
file2
file3
file4
...
file200

And I want to add Strings at the beginning on the line.
Like this
word1 file1
word1 file2
...

I hope you can help me

sincerely,
Blackbox
# 2  
Old 09-22-2009
create a loop to read the file line by line, and then you can do anything to the lines inside the loop:

cat myfile | while read line
do
echo "word1 $line" >> mynewfile
done
# 3  
Old 09-22-2009
uuoc !
Code:
cp myfile myfile.bak
while read line
do
   echo "word1 $line" >> myfile
done < myfile.bak

or use sed
Code:
sed -i 's/^/word1 /' myfile

# 4  
Old 09-23-2009
Code:
awk '{print "word1 " $0}' myfile >>newfile


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