fold(1) wrap each input line to fit in specified width


fold [,OPTION/]... [,FILE/]...


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
display this help and exit
output version information and exit


Written by David MacKenzie.


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