Manual dla nl

NL(1) User Commands NL(1)

nl - number lines of files

nl [OPTION]... [FILE]...

Write each FILE to standard output, with line numbers added. With no
FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options

-b, --body-numbering=STYLE
use STYLE for numbering body lines

-d, --section-delimiter=CC
use CC for separating logical pages

-f, --footer-numbering=STYLE
use STYLE for numbering footer lines

-h, --header-numbering=STYLE
use STYLE for numbering header lines

-i, --page-increment=NUMBER
line number increment at each line

-l, --join-blank-lines=NUMBER
group of NUMBER empty lines counted as one

-n, --number-format=FORMAT
insert line numbers according to FORMAT

-p, --no-renumber
do not reset line numbers at logical pages

-s, --number-separator=STRING
add STRING after (possible) line number

-v, --first-page=NUMBER
first line number on each logical page

-w, --number-width=NUMBER
use NUMBER columns for line numbers

--help display this help and exit

output version information and exit

By default, selects -v1 -i1 -l1 -sTAB -w6 -nrn -hn -bt -fn. CC are two
delimiter characters for separating logical pages, a missing second
character implies :. Type \\ for \. STYLE is one of:

a number all lines

t number only nonempty lines

n number no lines

pBRE number only lines that contain a match for the basic regular
expression, BRE

FORMAT is one of:

ln left justified, no leading zeros

rn right justified, no leading zeros

rz right justified, leading zeros

Written by Scott Bartram and David MacKenzie.

Report bugs to <>.

Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License
<>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the
extent permitted by law.

The full documentation for nl is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and nl programs are properly installed at your site, the com-

info nl

should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 6.9 March 2007 NL(1)