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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       cut - remove sections from each line of files

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       cut [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       Print selected parts of lines from each FILE to standard output.

       -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

       -n     (ignored)

       -s, --only-delimited
	      do not print lines not containing delimiters

	      use  STRING  as  the  output delimiter the default is to use the
	      input delimiter

       --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

AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

       Written by David Ihnat, David MacKenzie, and Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Report bugs to <bug-textutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT    [Toc]    [Back]

       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

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       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

	      info cut

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU textutils 2.0		  March 2002				CUT(1)
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