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Back to Perl after a long, too long break! I wish to make a csv data file (for R) and I have a series of files consisting of lists of single items. Rather than open the first file, outputing the first line to a new (output) file then opening the second file, reading the first item and appending it to the first line of the output file and so on until I run out of input files then doing the same for the second line I'm sure there must be a more elegant way. I know the files all have the same number of lines so don't need to worry about this. Somehow I'm guessing the solution uses
while (<>) {}
but not sure how to handle the handles (no pun intended!) Cheers Paul

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