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Re: don't print last field



On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 04:44:16AM +0800, adrian kok wrote:
> Hi 
> 
> how can I only get the previous field but not last
> field from awk?
> 
> but I can't use print $1....$2
> 
> as there are different fields in different line
> 
> thank you
> 

Does knowing the number if fields in a line help?

  "`NF' is a built-in variable whose value is the number of fields in the
  current record.  `awk' automatically updates the value of `NF' each
  time it reads a record. ..."

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