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Old 09-17-2007, 07:15 PM   #1
adam_blackice
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how to append columns form a column file in another file


hello all


i want to know how to write abash script that append columns form a column file in another file

ia have tried many things but it failed


cut -f 1 -d " " test1 >> hello.txt & cut -f 2 -d " " >> hello.txt


awk '{print $1}' test1 > hello.txt | cut -f 2 -d " " >> hello.txt


awk '{print $1}' test1 > hello.txt && cut -f 2 -d " " >> hello.txt


can any one give me a help and any help will be appreciated
 
Old 09-17-2007, 07:45 PM   #2
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Maybe something like this...
Code:
cut -d" " -f1,2 file.txt > file1.txt
or
awk '{print$1" "$2}' file.txt > file1.txt
 
Old 09-17-2007, 08:10 PM   #3
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tahnks for you help but what i mean i want to append 2 columns from 2 different files to another file :

the contents of the first file :
adams smith
sara wittel

the contents of the second file :

age 22
age 33


after appending will make new file has the contents

adams 22
sara 33
 
Old 09-17-2007, 10:26 PM   #4
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sorry, misunderstood that part.
Maybe paste will do...
Code:
 paste -d" " file1.txt file2.txt | cut -d" " -f1,4 > file3.txt
 
Old 09-17-2007, 11:33 PM   #5
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thanks very much
 
  


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