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Laminate files line by line

Terminal - Laminate files line by line
lam -f 1.4 myfile
2009-04-26 19:31:22
0
Laminate files line by line

Lam is a command available on Bsd (I've tested it on OpenBSD).Is useful for laminate a file line by line. The -f option set the field width ( -f min.max ).

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
awk '{print(substr($0,1,5))}' file
2009-10-05 18:58:49
Functions: awk
-2

Consider this file :

laminate

this

file

with awk

hello to

commandlinefu

I can use awk substring to laminate words :

lamin

this

file

with

hello

comma

Similar to http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/2000/laminate-files-line-by-line

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What others think

tested on Mac OS X 10.5, it works to. Great command.

Comment by battavia 331 weeks and 2 days ago

is there any alternative version on gnu/linux ?

Comment by Sunng 331 weeks and 1 day ago

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