Selects characters or fields from input lines
cut [options] [file-list]
The cut utility selects characters or fields from lines of input and writes them to standard output. Characters and fields are numbered starting with 1.
The file-list is a list of ordinary files. If omitted, cut reads from standard input.
-c clist Selects the characters given by the column numbers in clist. The value of clist is one or more comma-separated column numbers or column ranges. A range is specified by separating two column numbers with a hyphen.
-f flist Selects the fields specified in flist. The value of flist is one or more comma-separated field numbers or field ranges. A range is specified by separating ...