How to insert a string and variable at specified position in command in bash?

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Old 12-17-2019
From my suggestion in post 5, I'm sure you can attempt to replace the sub-process on line 2 (the bit between $( and )) such that the output it creates uses a loop based on a counter to create the required number of rows, but then, however would would handle it if one of the files didn't exist?

Please give us the actual problem you are trying to solve, with the actual conditional, the actual logic and the actual files listed in the actual directory and we might actually be able to help you. Otherwise we're just guessing at what you need help with.

Thanks, in advance,
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Old 12-18-2019
I apologize for the delay in response, the script works perfectly.... thank you very much Smilie.
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