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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
	      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

       -n     with -b: don't split multibyte characters

       --complement
	      complement the set of selected bytes, characters or fields

       -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.  Selected input is written
       in the same order that it is read, and is written exactly  once.	  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.

       GNU  coreutils  online  help:  <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report cut translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

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

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://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.

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 coreutils 'cut invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.22		 November 2020				CUT(1)