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Old 03-28-2014
Remove spaces in filename

Hi team,

Here's a requirement for me.

Here are the list of files i have in a unix directory.
Code:
W 2 A D_2014.csv
W 3 A D_2014.csv
W 4 A D_2014.csv

Code:
/home/kmani00-> uname -a
AIX sliyyvxx 1 6 00F613E54C00
/home/kmani00->

The file names has to be without spaces as follows.
Code:
W2AD_2014.csv
W3AD_2014.csv
W4AD_2014.csv

Can any one help me how to remove spaces between the files having W * A * D_xxxx.csv?

Thanks
Krishnakanth Manivannan

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 03-28-2014 at 11:33 PM.. Reason: code tags
# 2  
Old 03-28-2014
Inside a bash or ksh93 shell, you could try something like:

Code:
for i in W\ *\ A\ D_????.csv
do
  mv "$i" "${i// }"
done


--
Note that your files do not have the pattern W * A * D_xxxx.csv

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 03-28-2014 at 11:38 PM..

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