|COLRM(1)||General Commands Manual||COLRM(1)|
colrm — remove
columns from a file
colrm 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
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.
Tab characters increment the column count to the next multiple of eight. Backspace characters decrement the column count by one.
LC_CTYPE environment variables affect the
colrm as described in
colrm utility exits 0 on
success, and >0 if an error occurs.
colrm utility first appeared in
Jeff Schriebman wrote the original version
colrm in November 1974.
|June 6, 2015||Debian|