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How do I join two files side by side?

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Contributed by esther on Dec 06, 2001 at 20:38 UTC
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I want to create a file XYZ from two other files, XY and Z.

XYZ should have three columns of data. The first two columns come from XY and the third column comes from Z.

Answer: How do I join two files side by side?
contributed by jdporter

There's a standard UNIX tool for this called paste.
The Perl Power Tools project includes a Perl implementation of paste.

Answer: How do I join two files side by side?
contributed by belg4mit

lam does this. It can join any number of files "side by side".

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