format

Format columns into a string using a simple pattern.

Signature

> format (pattern)

Parameters

  • pattern: the pattern to output. e.g.) "{foo}: {bar}"

Examples

Print filenames with their sizes

> ls | format '{name}: {size}'

Print elements from some columns of a table

> echo [[col1, col2]; [v1, v2] [v3, v4]] | format '{col2}'