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Old 09-01-2016
Inserting a header with special character

Hi,
I am trying to insert header row with a special character delimiter with Unicode u0109 into a file with ‘echo’, header looks like below

Code:
 echo –e “header1\u0109header\u0109header3\u0109header4”

It just inserting as it is in the quotes but not the special character, Please suggest if am missing something or if I can do it in a other way.

Last edited by vbe; 09-01-2016 at 12:25 PM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 09-01-2016
Your echo command works here on debian 8, printing chars correctly.
Can you give printf a try ?
Code:
printf "%s\u0109%s\u0109%s\u0109" "header1" "header2" "header3" > file.txt

Also, wrong forum part, you should use code tags and please specify your operating system and shell.
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Old 09-02-2016
Don't use but " .

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