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

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

 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 ?
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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