sed remove last 10 characters of a line start from 3rd line


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sed remove last 10 characters of a line start from 3rd line

hello experts,
I need a sed command that remove last 10 characters of a line start from 3rd line.
any suggestions?

Thanks you
# 2  
Last 10? or start from? Proper grammar would help here.

Remove last ten characters on all lines from the third through the end:

Code:
sed '3,$s/..........$//'

Coping with lines with fewer than ten characters left as a desperate follow-up question with incomplete sentences and weird terminology. You're welcome.
# 3  
say I have a line:
blablabla
blablabla
asdfasdf0123456789
asdfasdf0123456789

I want the out put to be:
blablabla
blablabla
asdfasdf
asdfasdf

thank you
# 4  
And the stuff about the third line was just to confuse the enemy? Did you try the script I posted? You can probably adapt it if it doesn't do exactly what you mean.
# 5  
hehehe
sorry, I meant

a file:
blablabla
blablabla
blablabla
asdfasdf0123456789
asdfasdf0123456789

output:
blablabla
blablabla
blablabla
asdfasdf
asdfasdf
# 6  
You didn't try the script, and are unable or unwilling to make a trivial modification to it?
# 7  
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Originally Posted by era
You didn't try the script, and are unable or unwilling to make a trivial modification to it?
I got the remove last 10 line part, but starting from 3rd line doesn't work for me.
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