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COLRM(1) BSD General Commands Manual COLRM(1)
colrm -- remove columns from a file
colrm [start [stop]]
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-
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,
Tab characters increment the column count to the next multiple of eight. Backspace charac-
ters decrement the column count by one.
awk(1), column(1), cut(1), paste(1)
The colrm command appeared in 3.0BSD.
BSD June 6, 1993 BSD
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