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COLRM(1)                  BSD General Commands Manual                 COLRM(1)

NAME
     colrm - remove columns from a file

SYNOPSIS
     colrm [startcol [endcol]]

DESCRIPTION
     Colrm removes selected columns from a file.  Input is taken from standard input.  Output is sent to standard out-
     put.

     If called with one parameter the columns of each line will be removed starting with the specified column.  If
     called with two parameters the columns from the first column to the last column will be removed.

     Column numbering starts with column 1.

SEE ALSO
     awk(1), column(1), expand(1), paste(1)

HISTORY
     The colrm command appeared in 3.0BSD.

AVAILABILITY
     The colrm command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from ftp://ftp.ker-
     nel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.

3rd Berkeley Distribution       March 14, 1991       3rd Berkeley Distribution