This script allows you to, easily, select multiple text files and append them all together (only including the header once). Watch the below video to see how easy it is and how you might tweak it to your needs.
This tutorial teaches how to merge multiple files with headers into one file using autohotkey and automate the process by sending them to a zip file.
- 00:00 📝 Merge files with headers easily by following this tutorial.
- The video demonstrates how to merge files with headers without having the header row in every file.
- 00:37 💡 Merge all files into one with a specific name and extension.
- Select all files, merge them into one with a specified file name and extension.
- 01:17 💻 Combine multiple files into one with a header row using autohotkey.
- The speaker demonstrated how to use autohotkey to select and combine multiple files into one with a header row.
- 01:46 📝 A function can be canceled if no path or file name is given.
- Cancel the function if no path or file name is given using the “canceled” function.
- 01:59 📝 The code parses selected files and appends rows, excluding the first header row, after checking for blank input and exiting if necessary.
- The code checks if the input is blank and exits the app, then loops over each row of selected files, parses them, and appends the rows except for the first header row.
- 02:57 💻 Automate file merging and moving by sending them to a zip file.
- The speaker created a simple script for merging and moving files and folders, and suggested automating the process further by sending them to a zip file.