fold



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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

       -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 © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.


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 coreutils fold

       should give you access to the complete manual.



fold (coreutils) 5.2.1             July 2005                           FOLD(1)

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