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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 bugs to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>. Copyright © 2008 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 fold

should give you access to the complete manual.

 


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