head

Description

Returns a user-specific number of lines from the start of the input.

Parameters

Table23.Parameters

Attribute Type Description Required
lines int The number of lines to return. true
skip int An optional number of lines to skip. Defaults to 0. false

Examples

Example14. Copy the first 10 lines of a file

<copy file="input.txt" tofile="processed.txt"> <filterchain> <head lines="10"/> </filterchain> </copy>