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in reply to Re: Is there any efficient way i can take out a specific column from hundreds of files and put it in one file?
in thread Is there any efficient way i can take out a specific column from hundreds of files and put it in one file?

This results in a file with 2 columns and 1,000,000 rows, right? I'm not entirely sure, but I think that OP wants the final file to have 1000 + 1 columns and 1000 rows. Maybe...