Arranging data


 
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Power Arranging data

I have thousand lines of data...:
A 1
B 2
C 3
D 4
E 5
A 21
B 22
C 23
D 24
E 25
A 31
B 32
C 33
D 34
E 35

...........
ON AND AND ON


I need to data to be:

A B C D E
1 2 3 4 5
21 22 23 24 25
31 32 33 34 35

Thanks!
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Last edited by joeyg; 01-20-2012 at 03:34 PM.. Reason: Fixed title of question
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Hi.

Using the bash shell:
Code:
paste - - - - - < <( cut -f2 -d" " data1 )

producing:
Code:
1	2	3	4	5
21	22	23	24	25
31	32	33	34	35

Placing the column labels is left as an exercise for the OP ... cheers, drl
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Code:
paste - - - - - < <( cut -f2 -d" " data1 )

this code does not work!
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You did not mention your OS, OS version and shell you use, we cannot guess you know..
 

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