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Re: [vox-tech] combining data files
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Re: [vox-tech] combining data files

sorry if this has been suggested before, but i've been too busy to read
most of my vox traffic today.

you can do this in, literally, 2 seconds with vim's block cut & paste.

but paste is a good suggestion if you don't use vim.


On Fri 30 May 03,  4:09 PM, Richard J. Mancusi <vrman@bourbaki.us> said:
> Try "man paste" and see what you think.
> Rich
> Alexandra Thorn wrote:
> >Been playing with ploticus prefabs, which I agree are pretty cute.  Here's
> >the issue that I'd like to handle now: the output from different runs of
> >my simulation are in separate files.  I'd like to be able to present the
> >outputs on a single graph.  I vaguely remember that there might be some
> >manner of bash command that would relatively easily combine data files in
> >such a way that the data from the two files are included as separate
> >columns (rather than by increasing the number of lines as would be done
> >by, say cat).  Does such a command exist?  I'd like to know if there's an
> >easy way to do this before I start trying to do clever things with loops
> >and "read," or writing a C program for this purpose.
> >
> >Thanks again,
> >Alex

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