paste - Man Page

merge lines of files

Examples (TL;DR)

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

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See Also

Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/paste>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) paste invocation'

Referenced By

colrm(1), column(1), ksh93(1).

May 2021 GNU coreutils 8.32