Removing 2nd Column in Vi Editor

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There are a plenty ways to do it indeed. This one using awk:
:%!awk '{$2=""}1'

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Originally Posted by jlliagre
There are a plenty ways to do it indeed. This one using awk:
:%!awk '{$2=""}1'

where I have to write that command. within vi or in terminal?
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That's under vi as the colon prefix shows.

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