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# 1  
Old 12-20-2012
Help needed for script

Hi,
I have a big list like this -->
HTML Code:
3285
3289
328D
3291
3295
3299
329D
32A1
I need to make it like -->
HTML Code:
3285|3289|328D|3291|3295|3299|329D|32A1
Please suggest. This is Linux OS.
# 2  
Old 12-20-2012
One way:
Code:
awk 's{printf("%s|",s)}{s=$0}END{print}' file

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# 3  
Old 12-20-2012
Thanks Franklin, it worked. You made my life easy :-)
# 4  
Old 12-20-2012
Good for you. That's no help if you want to do that automatically in a shell, instead of hand-editing in a GUI.
# 5  
Old 12-20-2012
try also:
Code:
awk '$1=$1' RS= OFS="|" infile

# 6  
Old 12-20-2012
on solaris the following works:

Code:
paste -s -d"\d" filename | sed 's/d/|/g'

# 7  
Old 12-20-2012
The previous awk was cool!
Solaris /bin/awk:
Code:
awk '$1=$1!=""' RS= OFS="|" file

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