Unix/Linux Go Back    


NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for colrm (netbsd section 1)

Linux & Unix Commands - Search Man Pages
Man Page or Keyword Search:   man
Select Man Page Set:       apropos Keyword Search (sections above)


COLRM(1)			   BSD General Commands Manual				 COLRM(1)

NAME
     colrm -- remove columns from a file

SYNOPSIS
     colrm [start [stop]]

DESCRIPTION
     colrm removes selected columns from the lines of a file.  A column is defined as a single
     character in a line.  Input is read from the standard input.  Output is written to the stan-
     dard output.

     If only the start column is specified, columns numbered less than the start column will be
     written.  If both start and stop columns are specified, columns numbered less than the start
     column or greater than the stop column will be written.  Column numbering starts with one,
     not zero.

     Tab characters increment the column count to the next multiple of eight.  Backspace charac-
     ters decrement the column count by one.

SEE ALSO
     awk(1), column(1), cut(1), paste(1)

HISTORY
     The colrm command appeared in 3.0BSD.

BSD					   June 6, 1993 				      BSD
Unix & Linux Commands & Man Pages : ©2000 - 2018 Unix and Linux Forums


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:55 PM.