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CUT(1) User Commands CUT(1) NAME cut - remove sections from each line of files SYNOPSIS cut [OPTION]... [FILE]... DESCRIPTION Print selected parts of lines from each FILE to standard output. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. -b, --bytes=LIST output only these bytes -c, --characters=LIST output only these characters -d, --delimiter=DELIM use DELIM instead of TAB for field delimiter -f, --fields=LIST output only these fields; also print any line that contains no delimiter character, unless the -s option is specified -n with -b: don`t split multibyte characters -s, --only-delimited do not print lines not containing delimiters --output-delimiter=STRING use STRING as the output delimiter the default is to use the input delimiter --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit Use one, and only one of -b, -c or -f. Each LIST is made up of one range, or many ranges separated by commas. Each range is one of: N N`th byte, character or field, counted from 1 N- from N`th byte, character or field, to end of line N-M from N`th to M`th (included) byte, character or field -M from first to M`th (included) byte, character or field With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input. AUTHOR Written by David Ihnat, David MacKenzie, and Jim Meyering. REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to ( COPYRIGHT Copyright .© 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SEE ALSO The full documentation for cut is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and cut programs are properly installed at your site, the com- mand info coreutils cut should give you access to the complete manual. cut (coreutils) 5.2.1 October 2004 CUT(1)

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