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# 1  
Old 10-15-2009
convert rows to single row

Hi
I want to convert multiple rows ro single row ,I have tried with below one but I am not getting what I am expecting.Please any idea
Code:
a.txt

[a.s1.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a1.txt
fre=a

[a.s2.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a2.txt
freq=a


awk '/a/{ORS=" "}{print}END{print "\n"}' a.txt


[a.s1.txt] conn1=stg conn2=dev path=\xxx\a1.txt fre=a   [a.s2.txt] conn1=stg conn2=dev path=\xxx\a2.txt freq=a


I am expecting the below

[a.s1.txt] conn1=stg conn2=dev path=\xxx\a1.txt fre=a

[a.s2.txt] conn1=stg conn2=dev path=\xxx\a2.txt freq=a

Thanks,
Akil
# 2  
Old 10-15-2009
Try this:

Code:
awk '$1=$1' RS= OFS=" " ORS="\n\n" a.txt

# 3  
Old 10-15-2009
Hi
Thanks,Its working fine


Akil

---------- Post updated at 02:16 AM ---------- Previous update was at 02:09 AM ----------

Hi
Sorry ,I have got the below error when call this

awk '$1=$1' RS= OFS=" " ORS="\n\n" a.txt1
awk: Input line [a.Addr cannot be longer than 3,000 bytes.
The source line number is 1.


I found the problem,there is no space between s1.txt s2.txt lines,Please any idea how to create the space

[a.s1.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a1.txt
fre=a
[a.s2.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a2.txt
freq=a


Thanks,
Akil

Last edited by akil; 10-15-2009 at 04:25 AM..
# 4  
Old 10-15-2009
Try:

Code:
awk '/\[/ {printf("%s%s",NR>1?"\n":"",$0);next}
{printf(" %s",$0)}
END{print ""}' file

# 5  
Old 10-15-2009
Hi
Its workin fine.Thanks for your help

Thanks,
Akil
# 6  
Old 11-08-2009
Hi
I want to add connection parameter value in each entry
Code:
[a.s1.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a1.txt
fre=a
[a.s2.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a2.txt
freq=a

EXPECTING O/P


[a.s1.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a1.txt
fre=a
connection=SRC
[a.s2.txt]
conn1=stg
conn2=dev
path=\xxx\a2.txt
freq=a
connection=SRC

Thanksinadvance
Akil

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