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             May 2007                            FOLD(1)