Paste each single row from n separate text files into a new file containing n rows
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One problem now. It worked on a test I did myself but not on my actual files. My actual files each contain one row of almost 400 numbers. For some reason they are pasted into a single row in newfile. The strange thing to me is that I see no difference between my test files and the actual files in terms of how the line ends or so...
Would you happen to know how I can be sure that each file will start on a new row in newfile?
Because cat $file is placed between backticks, it is executed in a new shell. There's still no newline after the cat command is executed, but when the 'new shell' itself is closed, a newline is added before it is written to newfile.txt.