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Old 05-25-2005
facing problem with cut command

hi ,
i used ls -ltr | cut -f 1 > \dev\tty

but all teh coulmns r getting printed instead of only one........how can i resolve this?


prob 2 :
wud be able start cutting from last field......supposing in the case of dyanmic list.i dunno the field number of last column.......so is here anyway to cut a word that is at end?



Thanks and Regards
# 2  
Old 05-25-2005
awk

how about

ls -lrt | awk '{print $9}'


im assuming this is what you are wanting to do ??
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Old 05-25-2005
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Originally Posted by vivekshankar
hi ,
i used ls -ltr | cut -f 1 > \dev\tty

but all teh coulmns r getting printed instead of only one........how can i resolve this?
ls -ltr | cut -f1 -d ' '
Quote:
Originally Posted by vivekshankar
prob 2 :
wud be able start cutting from last field......supposing in the case of dyanmic list.i dunno the field number of last column.......so is here anyway to cut a word that is at end?
nawk '{print $NF}' list.i

Quote:
Originally Posted by vivekshankar


Thanks and Regards
# 4  
Old 05-25-2005
Thank you guys!! :-)

I will check...was struggling to get the last field......i guess i have learn awk , till now i dun have any idea abt awk...so b4 goin along with this code i guess it wud be better for me to learn basics of awk :-)

Thanks!!!

Regards
Vivek.S
 
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