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Old 04-26-2019
Read 2 file line by line @ same time

HI All,

I am aware of reading one file line by line but now my requirement is to read 2 file line by line as below explained.
I have 2 files as below file 1 with spaces and file 2 same as file1 but without space and () brackets
now i have to read both file line by line and use first line of each file in some command
Desired output : abcdef ghi abcd ab ######################  abcdefghiabcdab
                                abcd 12345                 ######################  abcd12345
                                abdfd sdff ert (sdfre ere ert rrt)  ######################  abdfdsdffertsdfreereertrrt

File 1
abcdef ghi abcd ab
abdfd sdff ert (sdfre ere ert rrt)

File 2

Please advise.

Last edited by RavinderSingh13; 04-26-2019 at 09:01 AM..
# 2  
Old 04-26-2019
For a simple concatenation of the lines, consider paste
paste file1 file2

More flexible is the shell
while read L1 <&3 && read L2 <&4
  echo "$L1 #### $L2"
done 3< file1 4< file2

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# 3  
Old 04-30-2019
Need help , i have 2 files
file 1
abc def ijk ca 
def fff ere we
file 2
wrote below

paste file11 file22 | (
while read col1 col2 ; do
echo "\"${col1}\" ${col2}"

Output getting : "abc" def ijk ca       abcdefijkca
                                 "def" fff ere we      defffferewe

Desired Output : "abc def ijk ca"       abcdefijkca
                                 "def fff ere we"       defffferewe

Please advise.
# 4  
Old 04-30-2019

--- Post updated at 12:30 ---

paste <(xargs -d'\n' -n1 <file1 -I{} echo \"{}\") file2

# 5  
Old 04-30-2019
Couldn't get it IFS=$'\t'
Please be kind to suggest where we need to put it.

--- Post updated at 09:39 AM ---

Please advise
Where to use this IFS=$'\t'

paste <(xargs -d'\n' -n1 <file1 -I{} echo \"{}\") file2
getting xargs: illegal option -- d

# 6  
Old 04-30-2019
awk '{printf "\42"$0"\42\t"; getline < "file2"} 1' file1

--- Post updated at 12:47 ---


# 7  
Old 04-30-2019
Tried both...none of them are working to produce Desired Output as below

"abc def ijk ca" abcdefijkca
"def fff ere we" defffferewe

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