cat command in Linux is used to concatenate files and print on the standard output.
type command is a Windows
cat equivalent that works across a command-line prompt (CMD) and a Windows PowerShell.
In this short note i will show how to concatenate files and how to print the contents of a text file to the screen in Windows.
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`Cat` in CMD & PowerShell
Print the contents of a text file in CMD or Windows PowerShell (
cat a file):
C:\> type file.txt
C:\> echo "line from file1" > file1.txt C:\> echo "line from file2" > file2.txt
C:\> type file1.txt file2.txt > result.txt C:\> type result.txt line from file1 line from file2
type command in PowerShell is the alias of the