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I know you can redirect the output of echo to a file using this syntax:

$ echo "Hello" > file.txt

But I recently discovered a different way of producing the same output as above which is:

$ echo > file.txt "Hello"

Can someone explain how this second command works? I have never seen this specific syntax before and I haven't found any docs on this too.

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