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Date:      Thu, 26 Jul 2007 22:26:02 +0200
From:      Peter Boosten <peter@boosten.org>
To:        "P.U.Kruppa" <ulrich@pukruppa.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: awk question
Message-ID:  <46A9035A.8030308@boosten.org>
In-Reply-To: <20070726214006.X54947@small>
References:  <20070726214006.X54947@small>

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P.U.Kruppa wrote:
> Hi (and sorry for this slightly OT question),
> 
> I would like to extract the second last field of each line of a file
> called user.csv .
> So I try
>     > awk '{print $(NF-1)}' user.csv
>     awk: trying to access out of range field -1
>      input record number 1, file user.csv
>      source line number 1
> 
> Obviously $(NF-1) doesn't do the trick. Any better idea?
> 

Hmmm, works for me it does...

Peter
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