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NAME

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

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

       Print newline, word, and byte 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 © 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This  is  free  software.   You may redistribute copies of it under the
       terms      of      the      GNU      General       Public       License
       <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.   There  is NO WARRANTY, to the
       extent permitted by law.

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.