colrm - remove columns from a file
colrm [start [stop]]
colrm removes selected columns from the lines of a file. A
column is defined
as a single character in a line. Input is read from
input. Output is written to the standard output.
If only the start column is specified, columns numbered less
start column will be written. If both start and stop
columns are specified,
columns numbered less than the start column or greater
stop column will be written. Column numbering starts with
one, not zero.
Tab characters increment the column count to the next multiple of eight.
Backspace characters decrement the column count by one.
awk(1), column(1), cut(1), paste(1)
The colrm command appeared in 3.0BSD.
OpenBSD 3.6 June 6, 1993
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