Combining files from different directories


 
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Question Combining files from different directories

I have two directories, each have 27 files with same name and now I want to combine them one by one into another directory with same names.
I dont know how to use "and" for the "for loop" so it will not go in the circle.
so my code has a problem I dont know how to fix SmilieSmilieSmilieSmilie
Code:
FILES01="F1/*"
FILES02="F2/*"
for X in $FILES01 
do
	name=$(basename $X) 
	for Y in $FILES02
	do
		paste $X $Y >> combine/${name}
	done 
done

file01 has 2 column and file02 has 1 and I need to add another to columns to the paste above one is columns 2 of the AB=file01-1 and other is file02-AB.
would it be possible to combine them in the code above ?
file01
james20
hanna34
file02
40
55
desired combined file
jame20402119
hanna34553520

Last edited by joeyg; 09-10-2012 at 03:25 PM.. Reason: Fixed spelling of title
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Quote:
Originally Posted by A-V
I have two directories, each have 27 files with same name
As you said assuming they have same name..

Code:
FILES01="F1/*"

for X in $FILES01 
do
    name=$(basename $X) 
    paste $X /file_path/$name >> /combine/$name
done

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worked like magic but now I realized I have another problem and that is
file01 has more than 1 line but paste combines the first line of each

how can do it in a way that it will read each line and combine them? is there a way to do it?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by A-V
worked like magic but now I realized I have another problem and that is
file01 has more than 1 line but paste combines the first line of each

how can do it in a way that it will read each line and combine them? is there a way to do it?
Are you want to remove first line of all the files..?
if yes use below solution..

If you want to change the row number just change the awk condition...Smilie

Code:
FILES01="F1/*"

for X in $FILES01 
do
    name=$(basename $X) 
    awk 'NR!=1' $X > temp_file # One temp file gets created. delete after the operation..
    paste temp_file /file_path/$name >> /combine/$name
done
rm temp_file

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I have a directory(file01) which is files have many 2 rows and unknown columns, and a directory (file02) with files with only one value
I would like to get all the columns from file01 to be printed with a same name and value for each file of file02 to be printed next to it
e.g.
this.txt (from directory file01)
james20
hanna34
this.txt (from directory file02)
50
the output is this (to directroy combine)
james2050
hanna3450
and this needs to happen for all the files in both directories
sorry for confusion

Last edited by A-V; 09-10-2012 at 11:46 AM..
# 6  
Try this..Smilie

Code:
FILES01="F1/*"

for X in $FILES01 
do
    name=$(basename $X) 
    value=$(cat /file_path/$name) #Yeah i know that is useless of use of cat - searching for another option. 
    awk -v VM="$value" '{ print $0, VM }' $X >> /combine/$name
done


Last edited by pamu; 09-10-2012 at 12:04 PM.. Reason: corrected..
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it only create empty file of first files in both directory and then it goes on thinking mode Smilie
the X made all the changes Smilie thanx

Last edited by A-V; 09-10-2012 at 12:50 PM..
 

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