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FOLD(1) 										  FOLD(1)

       fold - fold long lines for finite width output device

       fold [ -width ] [ file ...  ]

       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.


       If underlining is present it may be messed up by folding.

3rd Berkeley Distribution		  April 29, 1985				  FOLD(1)
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