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Old 09-04-2009
AWK in column search

Hi friends ,
I am new to unix ,need your help to fix this
there is a ~ deliminated file. how to find the 5th column of the row.
awk  'print $5 ' abc.txt

it doesnot work . it works for table deliminated file. My data file is like the following manner.

my out put should be


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awk -F'~' '{print $5}' abc.txt

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Old 09-04-2009
$ awk -F~ '{print $5}' file

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Old 09-04-2009

cut -d~ -f5 file

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