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# 1  
How to combine 2 files into 1 file with 2 columns

Hi Guys,

I want to combine 2 files and and put together in 1 file and make two columns out it. See below desired output. Any help will be much appreciated.


inputfile1.txt
Code:
12345
67890
24580

inputfile2.txt
Code:
AAAAA
BBBBB
CCCCC



DESIRED OUTPUT:
outputfile.txt
Code:
12345     AAAAA
67890     BBBBB
24580     CCCCC


Thanks in advance!


Br,
Pinpe
# 2  
Code:
paste inputfile1.txt inputfile2.txt > outputfile.txt

# 3  
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scrutinizer
Code:
paste inputfile1.txt inputfile2.txt > outputfile.txt

Hi Scrutinizer,

This is great! Thanks dude! But the output show that it has a 5 spaces in between the columns. I want to make it 1 space only as shown below.


Code:
paste inputfile1.txt inputfile2.txt > outputfile.txt

12345     AAAAA
67890     BBBBB
24580     CCCCC



DESIRED OUTPUT:
Code:
12345 AAAAA
67890 BBBBB
24580 CCCCC



Thanks again in advance.


Br,
Pinpe
# 4  
Code:
paste -d" " inputfile1.txt inputfile2.txt > outputfile.txt

PS: those are not spaces that separate the columns, but TABs Smilie
# 5  
Code:
#(cat t1 ; cat  t2 ) | xargs -n 2
12345 67890
24580 AAAAA
BBBBB CCCCC

# 6  
@Honglus: that is not what is required..
# 7  
Code:
# awk 'NR==FNR{a[i++]=$0};{b[x++]=$0;};{k=x-i};END{for(j=0;j<i;) print a[j++],b[k++]}' inputfile1.txt inputfile2.txt 
12345 AAAAA
67890 BBBBB
24580 CCCCC

regards
ygemici
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