Delete all data before first space occurence

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Old 09-01-2009
CPU & Memory Delete all data before first space occurence

Hi Guyz,

Can anyone help me in the following:-

I want to delete all that is there in my file that occures before the first space comes.
Eg. My file InputFile conatins the following:
123 12345678 87654 Hello 
09867 09876654 34567 Happy

I want the data occuring before the occurence of first space to be removed.
That is,i want the File OutputFile to contain the following:-
12345678 87654 Hello 
09876654 34567 Happy

Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-01-2009
perl -i -ple '{$_ =~ s/.+? //}' InputFile

The above modifies the InputFile in place.

To leave InputFile as is and create a separate OutputFile, use:
perl -ple '{$_ =~ s/.+? //}' InputFile > OutputFile

Last edited by Vi-Curious; 09-01-2009 at 04:55 AM.. Reason: Noticed he wanted separate output file
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Old 09-01-2009

cut -d " " -f 2-4 file

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Old 09-01-2009
cut -d " " -f2- file

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