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Old 07-30-2001
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I am writing a Shell Script. Smilie

Now i've problem in handling a string.

Eg: read string1

after i read in the string, i wan to add a space after it.
I've tried 1.) $string1 += " "
2.) string1 += " "
But both way cant works.
Does anyone got any idea how to solve my problem?

Thx for reading....

# 2  
Old 07-30-2001

suppose your string1 gets the value ABC
and now if you want to append a space to it then
string1=${string1}'your space comes here'
i.e string1=${string1}' '

Last edited by kapilv; 07-30-2001 at 01:06 PM..
# 3  
Old 07-30-2001
you could use another read perhapes . . .

echo $string1 " "| read string2?

this would add an extra string, but its easy to do . . .
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