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fold - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

fold - wrap each input line to fit in specified width

SYNOPSIS

fold [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

Wrap input lines in each FILE (standard input by default), writing to standard output.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

TagDescription
-b, --bytes
  count bytes rather than columns
-c, --characters
  count characters rather than columns
-s, --spaces
  break at spaces
-w, --width=WIDTH
  use WIDTH columns instead of 80
--help display this help and exit
--version
  output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

fold is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and fold programs are properly installed at your site, the command
TagDescription
info fold
should give you access to the complete manual.

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