Unanswered: how to remove leading and trailing space from a file
i want to remove the leading and trailing space from a file
output of the finger command will b ein format of:
Login Name Tty Idle Login Time Office Office Phone
where there will be variable number of space in between login and name field.
i want to make all the fields separated by just one white space, so i can use cut command with the delimiter whitespace to extract each separated field.
my problem is i dont have to use sed or awk commands to do this script. please help me.