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Old 07-20-2005, 03:18 AM   #1
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MSDOS version for cat command


hi,

i wondered if anyone remembers MSDOS version of cat command: i wanna put together a split file. thanks.
 
Old 07-20-2005, 03:23 AM   #2
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I think the command is : type
 
Old 07-20-2005, 03:58 AM   #3
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I'd go for "copy /b file1+file2+file3 resultfile"
 
Old 07-20-2005, 11:42 AM   #4
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MSDOS questions, like windows questions go to either the General forum. Which is where you will find this thread.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 02:44 AM   #5
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The command is "type"
 
Old 07-21-2005, 04:46 AM   #6
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If you read the initial mail, it's a question about putting together a split file. As he doesn't say if it's text or binary, I think that my answer is what he was looking for.

frankie_DJ, maybe you could give us some feedback?
 
Old 07-21-2005, 05:12 AM   #7
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Let's say you have 2 files, file1 and file2, and out of them you want to make another file - file3. The type command would be:
Code:
type file1 file2 > file3
 
Old 07-21-2005, 07:08 AM   #8
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C:\TEMP>type test1
abc
C:\TEMP>type test2
def

=== solution 1 ===

C:\TEMP>type test1 test2 > test3

test1



test2


C:\TEMP>type test3
abcdef

=== solution 2 ===

C:\TEMP>copy /b test1+test2 test3
test1
test2
1 file(s) copied.

C:\TEMP>type test3
abcdef

[but copy + will work with binaries as well]
 
Old 07-21-2005, 11:49 AM   #9
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type a+b=c worked for me.

Not sure how it would work for binary files.
 
Old 07-22-2005, 08:08 AM   #10
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Sorry guys,

I only read the first few posts. I used the copy method, that's the one I had stored somewhere deep in my memory. Thnks anyway/
 
  


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