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Old 03-26-2012
How to import a value from txt file

Hello,

I want to give a value from a txt file to my variable at my ksh script. I`ve searched on the net and I found the command
variable < file.txt
but it cannot see the file.
The .txt file contains two values in the first and the second line. Is there any way to give the first-line value to one variable and the second-line value to another?

Thanks in advance!
# 2  
Old 03-26-2012
This should work if your file has 2 lines:
Code:
while read temp
do
 a=$b
 b=$temp
done < file.txt

echo $a
echo $b


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