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FOLD(1) User Commands FOLD(1)

NAME

fold – wrap each input line to fit in specified width

SYNOPSIS

fold [OPTION]… [FILE]…

DESCRIPTION

Wrap input lines in each FILE, writing to standard output.

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

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

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COPRYRIGHT

Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later .
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) fold invocation’

GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 FOLD(1)