View a “table” via the Linux command line

It’s very common to use the “less” command to view a table, maybe with the “-x 20” parameter to have a smaller chance of misaligned columns, but Google gave me much better way to view CSV (or TSV) files:

column -s, -t < file.csv | less -#2 -N -S

As you can see the “column” command allows to be customized in terms of field separator and much more.

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