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hi, I need to append the same header on each line of a file and creating separate files that contains the header and each line. I know how to append header to a file and saving the new file but I have been trying to do this:
say file named fn1 contains: london 1 1
another file named fn2 contains 23 1 1
34 1 1
5 1 1
I want to get 3 different files named S1, S2 and S3.
S1 will contain: london 1 1
23 1 1
S2 will contain: london 1 1
34 1 1
S3 will contain: london 1 1
5 1 1
Is there a way of doing it?
taking the header file f1 and each line of f2, then creating separate files with each file containing header and each line is the issue. I tried setting f1 as a variable and running it along with f2 in a loop, but it did not run. what is the entry file?
I don't think there should be $file after done since you have already given a file path. I added the increment but it still says syntas error after unexpected token done
f1="london 1 1"
while read line do
echo $f1 > $a
echo $line >> $a ; ((a ++ ))