fold

Wraps each line in an input file to fit a specified width and prints it to the standard output.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/fold.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install coreutils
Ubuntu
apt-get install coreutils
Alpine
apk add coreutils
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S coreutils
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install coreutils
CentOS
yum install coreutils
Fedora
dnf install coreutils
OS X
brew install coreutils
Raspbian
apt-get install coreutils
Docker
docker run cmd.cat/fold fold powered by Commando

Wraps each line in an input file to fit a specified width and prints it to the standard output.

  • Wrap each line to default width (80 characters):
    fold file
  • Wrap each line to width "30":
    fold -w30 file
  • Wrap each line to width "5" and break the line at spaces (puts each space separated word in a new line, words with length > 5 are wrapped):
    fold -w5 -s file

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