COLRM(1) User Commands COLRM(1)

colrm - remove columns from a file

colrm [first [last]]

colrm removes selected columns from a file. Input is taken from standard input. Output is sent to standard output.

If called with one parameter the columns of each line will be removed starting with the specified first 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.

-V, --version
Display version information and exit.

-h, --help

Display help text and exit.

The colrm command appeared in 3.0BSD.

awk(1p), column(1), expand(1), paste(1)

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The colrm command is part of the util-linux package which can be downloaded from Linux Kernel Archive
2021-06-02 util-linux 2.37.2