Computer Science - Unix - Discussion

Discussion :: Unix - Section 1 (Q.No.8)


Which command is used to extract specific columns from the file?

[A]. cat
[B]. cut
[C]. grep
[D]. paste
[E]. None of the above

Answer: Option B


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Sarita said: (Mar 16, 2012)  
How cat command is helping for extracting specific columns from a file ?

Aman said: (May 24, 2014)  
Using Cut will delete the data from the destination. Is that so ?

Maytas said: (Aug 29, 2014)  
We can extract specific columns from the file using 2 ways.

1. cut -f 1,2 -d ' ' filename.
2. awk '{print $1 " " $2}' filename.

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