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fold(1) [bsd man page]

FOLD(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   FOLD(1)

NAME
fold - fold long lines for finite width output device SYNOPSIS
fold [ -width ] [ file ... ] DESCRIPTION
Fold is a filter which will fold the contents of the specified files, or the standard input if no files are specified, breaking the lines to have maximum width width. The default for width is 80. Width should be a multiple of 8 if tabs are present, or the tabs should be expanded using expand(1) before coming to fold. SEE ALSO
expand(1) BUGS
If underlining is present it may be messed up by folding. 3rd Berkeley Distribution April 29, 1985 FOLD(1)

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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 (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 -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 fold bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/> Report fold translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/> COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://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
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 invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 8.5 February 2011 FOLD(1)

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