In this challenge, we practice using the paste command to merge lines of a given file.
You are given a CSV file where each row contains the name of a city and its state separated by a comma. Your task is to replace the newlines in the file with semicolons as demonstrated in the sample.
You are given a CSV file where each row contains the name of a city and its state separated by a comma.
Replace the newlines in the input file with semicolons as demonstrated in the sample.
Atlantic City, N.J.
Baton Rouge, La.
Albany, N.Y.;Albuquerque, N.M.;Anchorage, Alaska;Asheville, N.C.;Atlanta, Ga.;Atlantic City, N.J.;Austin, Texas;Baltimore, Md.;Baton Rouge, La.;Billings, Mont.;Birmingham, Ala.;Bismarck, N.D.;Boise, Idaho;Boston, Mass.;Bridgeport, Conn.
The delimiter between consecutive rows of data has been transformed from the newline to a semicolon.