cut - remove sections from each line of files. cut OPTION... [FILE]...
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
select only these bytes
select only these characters
use DELIM instead of TAB for field delimiter
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 the set of selected bytes, characters or fields
do not print lines not containing delimiters
use STRING as the output delimiter the default is to use the input delimiter
--help display this help and exit
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 com‐
mas. 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.
[oracle@usha scripts]$ cat test1
[oracle@usha scripts]$ cut -d ":" -f 5- test1
cut -f -3,5,7-9 -d ' ' infile1 > outfile1 -f 2,4-6 field -c 35-44 character -d ':' delimiter (default is a tab)