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Old 01-14-2008
removing new line character

I'm appending header and trailer record for a binary file using

echo "$header" > filename
cat oldfilename >> filename
echo "$trailer" >> filename

The echo is introducing newline character after header and trailer.Please let me know is there any possibility to get rid of newline character.
# 2  
Old 01-14-2008
Code:
echo "$header\c" > filename

same will work for the trailer portion.
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Old 01-15-2008
shamrock,

Thanks !Its working.
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