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BSD 2.11 - man page for fold (bsd section 1)

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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