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how to move files into different folders based on filename

I need to move a bunch of files into folders that have the same name. I wanted to either do this with some filter command or some type of batch file that I could save that would already include all of the mv commands since I will have to do this process often. Whatever method you think is easier.

Thanks for any help you can provide.
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Can you pls post here a sample of filenames and foldernames which you want to movie to a specific folder?
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For example several files could be: file1.pdf, file2.pdf, file3.pdf
Several folders could be file1, file2, file3

The destination folder for the files has the same name so file1.pdf goes to the folder, file1, file2.pdf to file2 and so on.
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Code:
#!/bin/ksh
find . -name '*.pdf' | \
while read filename
do
      directory=${filename%.pdf}
      mv "$filename" "$directory"/"$filename"
done

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Thanks for the information.
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One other way:
Code:
# /bin/ksh

for i in `ls -l | grep -v "^d" | awk '{print $9}'`; do
dir=${i%.*}
mv "$i" "$dir"/"$i"
done

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