|Linux / Unix Command: cut|
NAMEcut - remove sections from each line of files
SYNOPSIScut [OPTION]... [FILE]...
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
- with -b: don't split multibyte characters
- -s, --only-delimited
- do not print lines not containing delimiters
- use STRING as the output delimiter the default is to use the input delimiter
- 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'th byte, character or field, counted from 1
- from N'th byte, character or field, to end of line
- from N'th to M'th (included) byte, character or field
- from first to M'th (included) byte, character or field
SEE ALSOThe 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.
Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.