cut - remove sections from each line of files
cut [OPTION]... [FILE]...
Print selected parts of lines from each FILE to standard output.
output only these bytes
output only these characters
use DELIM instead of TAB for field delimiter
output only these fields
do not print lines not containing delimiters
use STRING as the output delimiter the default is to use the
--help display this help and exit
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
The order of bytes, characters or fields in the output will be identical
to those in the input. With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard
Written by David Ihnat, David MacKenzie, and Jim Meyering.
Report bugs to <email@example.com>.
Copyright (C) 1999 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
The full documentation for cut is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and cut programs are properly installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.
GNU textutils 2.0 March 2002 CUT(1)
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