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FOLD(1)			FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		       FOLD(1)

NAME
     fold -- fold long lines for finite	width output device

SYNOPSIS
     fold [-bs]	[-w width] [file ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The fold utility 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 columns.

     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
	     Specify a line width to use instead of the	default	80 columns.
	     Width should be a multiple	of 8 if	tabs are present, or the tabs
	     should be expanded	using expand(1)	before using fold.

SEE ALSO
     expand(1)

STANDARDS
     The fold utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'').

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

FreeBSD	9.3			April 17, 2002			   FreeBSD 9.3

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