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WC(1)                                 FSF                                WC(1)

NAME
       wc - print the number of bytes, words, and lines in files

SYNOPSIS
       wc [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION
       Print byte, word, and newline counts for each FILE, and a total line if
       more than one FILE is specified.  With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read
       standard input.

       -c, --bytes
              print the byte counts

       -m, --chars
              print the character counts

       -l, --lines
              print the newline counts

       -L, --max-line-length
              print the length of the longest line

       -w, --words
              print the word counts

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by Paul Rubin and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for wc is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and wc programs are properly installed at your site, the
       command

              info wc

       should give you access to the complete manual.

wc (coreutils) 4.5.3             February 2003                           WC(1)

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