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PASTE

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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NAME

paste - merge lines of files  

SYNOPSIS

paste [OPTION]... [FILE]...  

DESCRIPTION

Write lines consisting of the sequentially corresponding lines from each FILE, separated by TABs, to standard output. With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-d, --delimiters=LIST
reuse characters from LIST instead of TABs
-s, --serial
paste one file at a time instead of in parallel
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

AUTHOR

Written by David M. Ihnat and David MacKenzie.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for paste is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and paste programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info paste

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO