CUT

Divide a file into several parts (columns)
Writes to standard output selected parts of each line of each input file, or standard input if no files are given or for a file name of &qt;-&qt;&qt;.

SYNTAX
cut [OPTION]… [FILE]…

In the options below, BYTE-LIST, CHARACTER-LIST, and FIELD-LIST are one or more
numbers or ranges (two numbers separated by a dash)

Bytes, characters, and fields are are numbered starting at 1 and
separated by commas. Incomplete ranges may be given: &qt;-M&qt;&qt;
means &qt;1-M&qt;&qt;; &qt;N-&qt;&qt; means &qt;N&qt;&qt; through end of line or last field.

OPTIONS

&qt;-b BYTE-LIST&qt;&qt;
&qt;–bytes=BYTE-LIST&qt;&qt;
Print only the bytes in positions listed in BYTE-LIST. Tabs and
backspaces are treated like any other character; they take up 1
byte.

&qt;-c CHARACTER-LIST&qt;&qt;
&qt;–characters=CHARACTER-LIST&qt;&qt;
Print only characters in positions listed in CHARACTER-LIST. The
same as &qt;-b&qt;&qt; for now, but internationalization will change that.
Tabs and backspaces are treated like any other character; they
take up 1 character.

&qt;-f FIELD-LIST&qt;&qt;
&qt;–fields=FIELD-LIST&qt;&qt;
Print only the fields listed in FIELD-LIST. Fields are separated
by a TAB character by default.

&qt;-d INPUT_DELIM_BYTE&qt;&qt;
&qt;–delimiter=INPUT_DELIM_BYTE&qt;&qt;
For &qt;-f&qt;&qt;, fields are separated in the input by the first character
in INPUT_DELIM_BYTE (default is TAB).

&qt;-n&qt;&qt;
Do not split multi-byte characters (no-op for now).

&qt;-s&qt;&qt;
&qt;–only-delimited&qt;&qt;
For &qt;-f&qt;&qt;, do not print lines that do not contain the field
separator character.

&qt;–output-delimiter=OUTPUT_DELIM_STRING&qt;&qt;
For &qt;-f&qt;&qt;, output fields are separated by OUTPUT_DELIM_STRING The
default is to use the input delimiter.

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