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# 1  
Old 06-23-2008
append a character at end of each line of a file

Hi,
i want to append a character '|' at end of each line of a file abc.txt.

for example if the file abc.txt conatins:
a|b|c
1|2|33
w|2|11


i want result file xyz.txt
a|b|c|
1|2|33|
w|2|11|

I know this is simple but sumhow i am not able to reach end of line.
its urgent, thanks for help in advance..

Regards!
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# 2  
Old 06-23-2008
Code:
sed 's/$/|/g' abc.txt

This User Gave Thanks to fpmurphy For This Post:
# 3  
Old 06-23-2008
using Perl:
Code:
perl -p -e 'unless (m/\|$/) { s/$/\|/; }' abc.txt > xyz.txt

# 4  
Old 06-25-2008
MySQL

thanks it worked!!
# 5  
Old 06-25-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by fpmurphy
Code:
sed 's/$/|/g' abc.txt

to prevent double pipe at the end:
Code:
sed 's/\([^|]\)$/\1|/' abc.txt


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