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Shell Script - How to Read File in Shell script ?

This section describes about reading a file line by line using Shell Script.

The below script is a simple one and seems more self explanatory.

ReadProperty.sh

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#
# Program to read a file line by line
#
while read inputline
do
        echo $inputline
done < Test.txt