How to remove space from each record in file?


 
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Old 02-12-2013
How to remove space from each record in file?

Hi ,
I want to remove space from each record in one file My file is like
Code:
BUD, BDL 
ABC, DDD, ABC
ABC, DDD, DDD, KKK

The o/p should be
Code:
BUD,BDL 
ABC,DDD,ABC
ABC,DDD,DDD,KKK

Can any one help me regarding this?

Last edited by Franklin52; 02-12-2013 at 10:40 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags for data and code samples
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Old 02-12-2013
If you want to remove space anywhere in the file.

Code:
sed 's/[ ]//g' file

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Old 02-12-2013
Did you mean, to do in a shell script?

sed 's/ //g' MyFile
# 4  
Old 02-12-2013
Code:
cat temp |sed 's/, /,/g'>newtemp

# 5  
Old 02-12-2013
Code:
tr -d ' ' < infile > outfile

@kg_gaurav, would you elaborate on the significance of using cat in your pipeline?
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Old 02-12-2013
Quote:
Originally Posted by elixir_sinari
Code:
tr -d ' ' < infile > outfile

@kg_gaurav, would you elaborate on the significance of using cat in your pipeline?

i considered all data like
BUD, BDL
ABC, DDD, ABC
ABC, DDD, DDD, KKK

are in file temp. so cat that and pipped with sed. well i usually use pipe you may directely use
Code:
sed 's/, /,/g' temp >newfile

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Old 02-12-2013
Code:
awk '{ gsub(/,[ ]/,",",$0); print }' file


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