Columns to rows conversion in unix

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Columns to rows conversion in unix

Hi All,

My requirement is to convert the rows to columns, please help me how to do in one command.
Ex: source file is having data like

Need output like


Last edited by Scrutinizer; 10-30-2012 at 08:24 AM.. Reason: code tags
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tr ',' '\n'  < input > output

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One more with Sed command
 sed 's/,/\n/g' test.txt

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Using a sed sub-command made for such things (and modelled on tr):
sed 'y/,/\n/' < infile > outfile


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