[tpm] eliminating columns from tab delimited files

Shaun Fryer sfryer at sourcery.ca
Thu Apr 17 13:43:05 PDT 2008

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 04:05:44PM -0400, Omid Gulban wrote:
> does anyone have a quick way of eliminating certain columns from a tab-delimited file.

I know it's not very Perl'ish, but have you considered using `awk`?
We all love Perl, but sometimes it's overkill. Beyond that, unless
you're experiencing performance issues, I don't see any reason not
to do it the way you described.

    Shaun Fryer
    cl: 905-920-9209

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