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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.

count bytes rather than columns
break at spaces
use WIDTH columns instead of 80
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

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COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2023 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

fmt(1)

Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/fold>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) fold invocation'

January 2024 GNU coreutils 9.4