Bash - Shell Script - Simple script to create and write variables to txt file.

Posted on 2008-10-02
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Can someone help me with a simple bash script to create a file 'test.txt' and write variables to it.
and then write it to the txt file with a : delimited format. It will always be just one line. It would be like this:
The last thing it has to do is place carriage returns on the end of each line so its in windows txt format.

I guess this could be done with sed, but not sure how. Thanks for any help.
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echo $Variable1:$Variable2:$Variable3:$Variable4 > test.txt

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To have windows end of line characters, you need to do

echo -e "$Variable1:$Variable2:$Variable3:$Variable4\r" >test.txt

You may or may not need the -e flag depending on your Unix flavour.

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