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FOLD

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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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.

-b, --bytes
count bytes 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 © 2007 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

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

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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