cut - remove sections from each line of files
Print selected parts of lines from each FILE to standard output.
With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
- -b, --bytes=LIST
- select only these bytes
- -c, --characters=LIST
- select only these characters
- -d, --delimiter=DELIM
- use DELIM instead of TAB for field delimiter
- -f, --fields=LIST
- select only these fields; also print any line that contains
no delimiter character, unless the -s option is specified
- complement the set of selected bytes, characters or
- -s, --only-delimited
- do not print lines not containing delimiters
- use STRING as the output delimiter the default is to use
the input delimiter
- -z, --zero-terminated
- line delimiter is NUL, not newline
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
Use one, and only one of -b
. Each LIST is made up
of one range, or many ranges separated by commas. Selected input is written in
the same order that it is read, and is written exactly once. Each range is one
- 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
Written by David M. Ihnat, David MacKenzie, and Jim Meyering.
GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report cut translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL
version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO
WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/cut>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) cut invocation'