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csvkitHow to remove columns with csvkit?

csvkit is a suite of command-line tools for working with CSV, the most popular being csvcut. csvcut can be used to remove columns from a CSV file.

Example code

csvcut -c 1,3,4 input.csv > output.csv

This command will remove the second column from the input file and save the result to output.csv.

Code explanation

  • csvcut: the command used to remove columns from a CSV file
  • -c: the flag used to specify which columns to keep
  • 1,3,4: the columns to keep, in this case columns 1, 3, and 4
  • input.csv: the input file
  • >: the redirection operator used to save the output to a file
  • output.csv: the output file

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