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NAME

       fmt - simple optimal text formatter

SYNOPSIS

       fmt [-WIDTH] [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

       Reformat  each paragraph in the FILE(s), writing to standard output.  The option -WIDTH is
       an abbreviated form of --width=DIGITS.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

       -c, --crown-margin
              preserve indentation of first two lines

       -p, --prefix=STRING
              reformat only lines beginning with STRING, reattaching the  prefix  to  reformatted
              lines

       -s, --split-only
              split long lines, but do not refill

       -t, --tagged-paragraph
              indentation of first line different from second

       -u, --uniform-spacing
              one space between words, two after sentences

       -w, --width=WIDTH
              maximum line width (default of 75 columns)

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

AUTHOR

       Written by Ross Paterson.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report fmt bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report fmt translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  ©  2011  Free  Software  Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or
       later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There is NO  WARRANTY,
       to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

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

              info coreutils 'fmt invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.