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Old 08-09-2013
Lightbulb Help! needed to displaying an output in record format

Hi Friends,

Am new to Unix world and this is my first post in this forum.
I was stuck in displaying the content.

while displaying the content the below points to be taken care

1 ) The header format is repeating
2) To display the value in table format
-------------------------------------------
Example: I have a file which contains the below data
--------------------------------------------
empname
robert
empid
787
design
consultant
empname
alex
empid
898
design
advocate
------------------------------
Desired output should be
------------------------------
empname empid design
robert 787 consultant
alex 898 advocate
--------------------------------------------------------------
I have achieved the below output but this is not my requirement.
---------------------------------------------------------------
empname robert
empid 787
design consultant
empname alex
empid 898
design advocate

Kindly help me to achieve the desired output as shown above

Thanks in advance.
# 2  
Old 08-09-2013
Hello,

Please use the code tags while posting commands. Also let us know what you have tried so far.


Thanks,
R. Singh
# 3  
Old 08-09-2013
Thanks for your response.

With the help of below code i have achieved the given output shown in my previous thread

paste -s ' ' - - < inputfile > outputfile

---------- Post updated at 11:37 PM ---------- Previous update was at 10:23 PM ----------

Typo error in my previous post, the updated one below.

paste -d ' ' - - < inputfile > outputfile

Kindly help me to achieve the desired output.
------------------------------
Desired output should be
------------------------------
empname empid design
robert 787 consultant
alex 898 advocate

Thanks
 

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