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colrm - remove columns from a file


colrm [startcol [endcol]]


Colrm removes selected columns from a file. Input is taken from standard input. Output is sent to standard output.

If called with one parameter the columns of each line will be removed starting with the specified column. If called with two parameters the columns from the first column to the last column will be removed.

Column numbering starts with column 1.

See Also

awk(1) , column(1) , expand(1) , paste(1)


The colrm command appeared in 3.0BSD.

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