Cut text after nth comma using batch script

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masteryoda851
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Cut text after nth comma using batch script

#1 Post by masteryoda851 » 08 Apr 2019 09:40

I have file like below

ai,one,qew
bet,two,erfv
cars,three,eie

and I need output like below

ai,one
bet,two
cars,three

I need windows script to do this. Here the should be deleted based on 2nd comma

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Re: Cut text after nth comma using batch script

#2 Post by Aacini » 08 Apr 2019 10:35

Another way to say the same thing is that you want the first and second tokens delimited by comma, isn't it?

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for /F "tokens=1,2 delims=," %%a in ("theFile.txt") do echo %%a,%%b
Antonio

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