How to format file into comma separated text file?

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Old 06-08-2011
Regarding your Header matter : just use echo !!!!!

echo "Header1,Header2,Header3,Header4"
sed 's/ [     ][      ]*/,/g;s/00 /,/' tst


( echo "Header1,Header2,Header3,Header4" && sed 's/ [     ][      ]*/,/g;s/00 /,/' tst )>outputfile


echo "Header1,Header2,Header3,Header4" >output
sed 's/ [     ][      ]*/,/g;s/00 /,/' tst >>output


echo "Header1,Header2,Header3,Header4" | tee output
sed 's/ [     ][      ]*/,/g;s/00 /,/' tst | tee -a output

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