PASTE(1) User Commands PASTE(1)

paste - merge lines of files

paste [OPTION]... [FILE]...

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.

reuse characters from LIST instead of TABs
paste one file at a time instead of in parallel
line delimiter is NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

Written by David M. Ihnat and David MacKenzie.

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This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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

September 2021 GNU coreutils 9.0