COLRMSection: User Commands (1)
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NAMEcolrm - remove columns from a file
SYNOPSIS[start [stop ] ]
DESCRIPTIONThe utility removes selected columns from the lines of a file. A column is defined as a single character in a line. Input is read from the standard input. Output is written to the standard output.
If only the start column is specified, columns numbered less than the start column will be written. If both start and stop columns are specified, columns numbered less than the start column or greater than the stop column will be written. Column numbering starts with one, not zero.
ENVIRONMENTThe LANG , LC_ALL and LC_CTYPE environment variables affect the execution of as described in environ(7).
EXIT STATUSEx -std
SEE ALSOawk(1), column(1), cut(1), paste(1)
HISTORYThe utility first appeared in BSD 1
AUTHORSAn Jeff Schriebman wrote the original version of in November 1974.
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