How do I remove a column from a file using awk?

To exclude columns from being printed, you can use one of the following approaches:

awk ‘{$1 =””; print }’ file

which nulls out column 1.

You can also use this:

awk ‘{print $2, $3, $4, $5}’ file

if your file has 5 fields.

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