How to combine 2 excels into one, and include header from only first one

Posted on 2014-11-19
Last Modified: 2014-12-26

How do we combine 2 excels into one, and include header from only first one.
Is there a any easy way to script it via a bat file.

Question by:chetan1981
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Do you really mean XLS(x), or rather CSV?
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The former requires Office Automation, and that only works with .NET(like) languages (VB, VB Script, PowerShell), The latter is feasible in a .cmd batch, unless there are special characters like ampersand, parens, percent signs, double quotes, in short - very delicate.

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CSV should be fine too..thanks
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copy /A firstFile.csv combinedFile.csv
more +1 <secondFile.csv >>combinedFile.csv

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