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# 15  
Old 08-26-2013
Where is the
Code:
while read LINE
do

?
# 16  
Old 08-26-2013
Code:
#!/bin/bash
set -x
while read LINE 
do
  sed 's/XXXX/'$LINE'/' file1.txt >>file3.txt 
done<file2.txt 
cat file3.txt


here is exact file3.txt:

Monday home

Tuesday home

home
 Wednesday
Thursday home
Monday school

Tuesday school

school
 Wednesday
Thursday school

I don't know where's the 'cinema' and why it's break down after each replacements.
# 17  
Old 08-27-2013
Can you also double check the contents of file2.txt?
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# 18  
Old 08-27-2013
got:
Code:
+ read LINE
+ sed $'s/XXXX/home\r/' file1.txt
+ read LINE
+ sed $'s/XXXX/school\r/' file1.txt
+ read LINE
+ sed $'s/XXXX/cinema\r/' file1.txt
+ read LINE

file3.txt:

Monday home

Tuesday home

home
Wednesday
Thursday home
Monday school

Tuesday school

school
Wednesday
Thursday school
Monday cinema

Tuesday cinema

cinema
Wednesday
Thursday cinema
# 19  
Old 08-27-2013
I could see a \r carriage return character from the data you have posted. Was file2.txt transferred from a windows environment to unix?

If yes, please remove the CRLF (carriage return line feed) characters using command dos2ux or dos2unix. Not sure which one is available in your system.
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# 20  
Old 08-27-2013
worked finally! thank you!

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