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Old 10-29-2009
combine files in horizontal way, not vertical.

Hi Everyone,

I have three files.
FileA:
aaaa
aaaa
bb
ccc

FileB:
21
2

FileC:
eeeeeee
e
eee
ee

Would like to combine three of them, not like cat, to cat three files, but the output should be like:
aaaa 21 eeeeeee
aaaa 2 e
...
...

means in the horizontal way.
Is any simple method to do that? Smilie
Thanks
# 2  
Old 10-29-2009
Code:
man paste

# 3  
Old 10-29-2009
One way of doing this:
Code:
awk '{a[FNR]=a[FNR]" "$0} END{for(x in a) { print a[x]}}' file1 file2 file3

Panyam has given a good option... i never knew this thanks ...

Last edited by know d unknown; 10-29-2009 at 06:04 AM.. Reason: code tags, please...
# 4  
Old 10-29-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by panyam
Code:
man paste


Thanks, i never know there is a command "paste" Smilie

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