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NAME         top

       fold - wrap each input line to fit in specified width

SYNOPSIS         top

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

DESCRIPTION         top

       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

       -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

              output version information and exit

AUTHOR         top

       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help: <>
       Report fold translation bugs to

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO         top

       Full documentation at: <>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) fold invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.29              December 2017                        FOLD(1)