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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 (C) 2006 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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