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# 1  
Old 07-10-2009
Need to delete words in a file

Hi All,

I have an input file a.txt which contains the following ::

08-08-09 1:00 PM 763763762 f00_unix1_server.txt

i Just need to delete all the words which is before f

Output ::


# 2  
Old 07-10-2009
awk -F " " '{print $5}' file

# 3  
Old 07-10-2009
echo "08-08-09 1:00 PM 763763762 f00_unix1_server.txt" \^J | sed 's|\(.*\)\(f00.*\)|\2|'

# 4  
Old 07-11-2009
Can someone explain the " " quotes in:

awk -F " " '{print $5}' file

This works as well. Just wondering.

awk '{print $5}' file


# 5  
Old 07-13-2009
awk by default consider the "space" as a delimiter.

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