I want to duplicate the contents of a file. Suppose there is a file named "Hydrogen.element". I want to duplicate the contents of this file with a different name ie.make another file named "Helium.element". I am actually making a periodic table and I want to use the file named "Hydrogen.element" as a template.
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You would like to copy out a list of files from same source:
After which I will get:
They all share the same content of
Why not use
This command would create 10 files of the name element1.element, element2.element, etc. You can then just rename the files with the relevant element name. If you need to generate more element files, you can change the