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Old 04-09-2009, 07:40 AM   #1
kbmukesh
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Remove a new line character


Hi,

i have a file which looks like this:

49888 Incorrect location
2009-03-30
444789 Missing issue
2009-04-12
658971 Resolution
2008-12-08

and expect the output to be like this:

49888 Incorrect location 2009-03-30
444789 Missing issue 2009-04-12
658971 Resolution 2008-12-08

please help me out. i tried sed new line removal but it appends everything to a single line.
 
Old 04-09-2009, 07:44 AM   #2
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!

Post what you have tried.
 
Old 04-09-2009, 08:37 AM   #3
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You can try the N command of sed to read the next line and add it to the pattern space, separated by newline. Then change the newline with a space and it will output every two lines in a single one:
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sed '$!N;s/\n/ /' file
 
Old 04-13-2009, 12:41 AM   #4
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Thx colucix. That's exactly what i was looking for.
 
  


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