- Join all the lines into a single line, using TAB as delimiter:paste -s [file]- Join all the lines into a single line, using the specified delimiter:paste -s -d [delimiter] [file]- Merge two files side by side, each in its column, using TAB as delimiter:paste [file1] [file2]- Merge two files side by side, each in its column, using the specified delimiter:paste -d [delimiter] [file1] [file2]- Merge two files, with lines added alternatively:paste -d '\n' [file1] [file2]
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.
Written by David M. Ihnat and David MacKenzie.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report paste translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/paste> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) paste invocation'