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537.Advanced search and replace -- How to join hundreds of columns in different files into one csv file?

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Description:
How to join hundreds of columns in different files into one csv file?
Input Sample:
file1: 
a1 
a2 
a3 
.. 
file2: 
b1 
b2 
b3 
... 
file3: 
c1 
c2 
c3 
... 
file4: 
...
Output Sample:
output.csv 
a1,b1,c1,d1,... 
a2,b2,c2,d2,... 
a3,b3,c3,d3,... 
....
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-h open "Replace" dialog 
(1) set the write mode ">" to ">>> Column Append" between the "Out page" and "Output File" entry. 
(2) click "Settings" page: 
set "Word Delimiter-Output Delimiter to "Other", and enter a comma "," at the following entry. 
2. click "Batch ..." to open "Batch Runner" window 
(1) drag all files of file1.txt, file2.txt, ... from "Windows File Browser" to the "Batch Runner" window 
(2) check "set output filename" option, and change the following entry to "output.txt" 
(3) click "Batch Replace", all files will be joined together to output.txt, with comma as separater.

Screenshot 1:  Replace_Settings_Window


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