Merge lines of files, write to standard output lines consisting of sequentially corresponding lines of each given file, separated by a TAB character.
Syntax paste [options]... [file]... Options -s --serial Paste the lines of one file at a time rather than one line from each file. -d DELIM-LIST --delimiters DELIM-LIST Consecutively use the characters in DELIM-LIST instead of TAB to separate merged lines. When DELIM-LIST is exhausted, start again at its beginning.
Standard input is used for a file name of – or if no input files are given.
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Related linux commands:
csplit – Split a file into context-determined pieces
cut – Divide a file into several parts
fold – Wrap input lines to fit in specified width
fmt – Reformat paragraph text
join – Join lines on a common field
split – Split a file into fixed-size pieces
tail – Output the last part of files