paste—Merge lines of files
paste [–s] [–d delim-list] [–serial] [–delimiters=delim-list] [–help] [–version] [file…]
This manual page documents the GNU version of paste. paste prints lines consisting of sequentially corresponding lines of each given file, separated by tabs, terminated by a newline. If no files are given, the standard input is used. A filename of – means standard input.
|–s, –serial||Paste the lines of one file at a time rather than one line from each file.|
|–d, –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.|
|–help||Print a usage message and exit with a nonzero status.|
|–version||Print version information on standard output, then exit.|