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PASTE(1) User Commands PASTE(1)

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

-z, –zero-terminated
line delimiter is NUL, not newline

–help display this help and exit

–version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by David M. Ihnat and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help:
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COPRYRIGHT

Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later .
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) paste invocation’

GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 PASTE(1)