James Bowes

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Neato Unix Command (Friday, April 27, 2007)

with 2 comments

fold – wrap each input line to fit in specified width

Great for when your text editor is being stupid.


Written by jbowes

April 27, 2007 at 8:25 am

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  1. I’m not sure what text editor you’re using, but if it’s Vim, I presume you’re already aware of gq, gqap etc? They wrap lines, wrap all lines in a paragraph, and so on.


    April 28, 2007 at 11:04 am

  2. It was gedit. I was printing a text file, and the output did not wrap on the printout. So I figured I’d see if there was a command to do the wrapping for me.

    Vim is perfect, of course, and could never be stupid.

    James Bowes

    April 29, 2007 at 9:19 am

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