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fold: wrap each input line to fit in specified width

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

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report fold translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
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: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/fold>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) fold invocation'