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# 1  
Old 12-16-2007
Add line command

What command should I use to add a line after a text?
I don't want to do it in vi.
echo ra > na
echo ras >> na
when I type cat na, it displays
ra
ras

How can I display it:
ra

ras
With a line in between without using any text editor
# 2  
Old 12-16-2007
Code:
echo ra > na
echo >> na
echo ras >> na

or

Code:
cat >na <<EOF
ra

ras 
EOF

or

Code:
echo "ra

ras" >na

any cats with their skin left on?
# 3  
Old 12-17-2007
Try this

$ print "ra\n" > na
$ print "ras" >> na
# 4  
Old 12-17-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by saranyu
Try this

$ print "ra\n" > na
$ print "ras" >> na
Not bourne shell safe though
 

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