FOLD(1) User Commands FOLD(1)

fold - wrap each input line to fit in specified width

fold [OPTION]... [FILE]...

Wrap input lines in each FILE, writing to standard output.

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

count bytes rather than columns
break at spaces
use WIDTH columns instead of 80
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

Written by David MacKenzie.

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March 2024 GNU coreutils 9.5