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1271.Text data calculation -- How to merge text by first column and calculate average for rest columns?

User: shanfeng -- 2014-12-09          << 1270  1272 >>
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Description:
How to merge and average unique lines with same character in the first column
found in from different files?
Input Sample:
File A:
59750 1.2 1.4 1.8
59752 1.2 1.6 1.4
59753 1.2 1.8 1.2

File B:
59750 1.2 1.6 1.8
59751 1.2 1.4 1.6
59752 1.2 1.6 1.8
Output Sample:
59750 1.2 1.5 1.8
59751 1.2 1.4 1.6
59752 1.2 1.6 1.6
59753 1.2 1.8 1.2
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
For multiple file, you should join them into a single file at first, then you can do following steps:
1. ctrl-o open the file(already joined together)
2. ctrl-h open 'replace' dialogue
* set 'replace unit' to 'Line'
click 'advanced' tab
* set 'insert begin text' to:

* set 'run following at the beginning of replace' to:

* set 'run following for each matched unit' to:

3. click 'replace', done.

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