Linux CUT Command

the cut command in linux os is used to select selection of text from each line of files.it is also used to select fields or columns from a line by specifying a delimiter,or selecting a portion of text by giving the range of charaters from the file.basically the cut command slices a line,and extracts the text.

Syntax

$cut [option] [file_name]

Opetions

Sr.No

Options

Descriptions

01

-c

to specify the charater position

02

-f

to specify the field position

03

-d

to specify the delimiter

Example


$cut -c1-5 file1.txt
						

it will print the charaters from first position to fifth position from each line of sample file.(range can be specified with starting position & ending position by hyphen[-]sign.

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