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# 1  
Old 07-09-2008
How to remove "New line characters" and "spaces" at a time

Dear friends, following is the output of a script from which I want to remove spaces and new-line characters.

Example:-
Line1 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Line2 mnopqrstuvwxyzabcdefghijkl
Line3 opqrstuvwxyzabcdefdefg


Here in above example, at every starting line there is a “tab” & "line1, line2" and so on and at the end of the string it has new line character. I want to remove it.

What I want is:-
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzmnopqrstuvwxyzabcdefghijklopqrstuvwxyzabcdefdefg

Please help me friends.
Waiting for reply.
# 2  
Old 07-09-2008
although I'm sure someone will come along with something far more elegant...

Code:
cat unix |awk '{print $2}'|tr -d "\n";echo \n

# 3  
Old 07-09-2008
Thanx dear, It worked.
Thanx a lot n wish u all the best
# 4  
Old 09-08-2008
Code:
$ cat file | tr -d '[ \n]'

# 5  
Old 09-08-2008

Code:
awk '{printf "%s", $2}' FILE


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