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CUT(1)				      FSF				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 <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 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 cut

       should give you access to the complete manual.

cut (coreutils)	4.5.3		 February 2003				CUT(1)

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