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# 15  
Old 01-15-2014
This was what I ask for. How to shorten file file to some shorter.
An file{,} is the answer.
# 16  
Old 01-15-2014
Glad you found what you were looking for, then.
# 17  
Old 01-15-2014
I am to Smilie
After finding it out I have examined it some and found out that its not obscure at all.
It just standard brace expansion

Just look at
Code:
echo 1{a,b}
1a 1b

so when removing a and b, it will add noting for both side of the comma
Code:
echo 1{,}
1 1


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