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I need to print the text from the 12th column of a tab separated spread sheet (text file). I know if I wanted to print the first one separated by white space, it would end up being something like:

awk '{print$1}' test.txt

The separate on tab seems to be the thing that is throwing me. Any thoughts?
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You can use the file separator option -
awk -F '\t' '{print $1}' test.txt

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