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FOLD(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   FOLD(1)

fold - fold long lines SYNOPSIS
fold [-n] [file] ... OPTIONS
-n How long should the output lines be EXAMPLES
fold -60 # Fold stdin to 60 characters fold file # Fold file to 80 characters DESCRIPTION
Fold takes copies its input from the named file (or stdin, if none is specified) to standard output. However, lines longer than the given maximum (default 80) are broken into multiple lines of the maximum length by inserting new line characters. SEE ALSO
width(1). FOLD(1)

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FOLD(1) 						    BSD General Commands Manual 						   FOLD(1)

fold -- fold long lines for finite width output device SYNOPSIS
fold [-bs] [-w width] [file ...] DESCRIPTION
fold is a filter which folds the contents of the specified files, or the standard input if no files are specified, breaking the lines to have a maximum of 80 characters. The options are as follows: -b Count width in bytes rather than column positions. -s Fold line after the last blank character within the first width column positions (or bytes). -w width Specifies width to use as a line width, instead of the default 80 characters. ENVIRONMENT
The fold utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs. SEE ALSO
expand(1), fmt(1) STANDARDS
The fold utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (``POSIX.1''). BUGS
If underlining is present it may be messed up by folding. Width should be a multiple of 8 if tabs are present, or the tabs should be expanded using expand(1) before using fold. BSD
September 15, 2011 BSD
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