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I have the following list:

list = {1,2,3,4,5}

Now I would like to export the list to a text file such that the numbers are all on one line separated by a tab:

1 2 3 4 5

When I do:

Export["list.txt",list] 

I get:

1

2

3

4

5

I am wondering if it is possible to get the desired output ?

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  • $\begingroup$ Export["list.txt", list, "Table", "LineSeparators" -> " "]? $\endgroup$ – Sjoerd Smit Sep 25 at 9:26
  • $\begingroup$ @Sjoerd Smit Yes, that's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks a lot. You can post it as an answer, then I can accept it. :) $\endgroup$ – henry Sep 25 at 9:31
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The following should work:

Export["list.txt", list, "Table", "LineSeparators" -> " "]

The "Table" format also supports a "FieldSeparators" option to separate columns in 2D data, should you need it.

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My take on it:

list = {{1, 2, 3, 4, 5}}

Export["list.txt", list, "TSV"]

In TSV values in the same row are delimited by tab and values in the same column are delimited by newline.

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