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Joel Dare created
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 +====== Using TAIL to Output All But the First Line of a Text File ======
 +You can use the //tail// command to output all but the first line, or first few lines, of a particular text file.  Here's an example.
 +  tail +2 input.txt
 +  ​
 +This works very similar to the //cat// command. ​ Instead of outputting the entire file, however, it skips to the second (+2) line.  This is great for outputting a CSV file while skipping the header line in that file.
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