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NAME

       wc - print newline, word, and byte counts for each file

SYNOPSIS

       wc [OPTION]... [FILE]...
       wc [OPTION]... --files0-from=F

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.   A  word  is  a
       non-zero-length sequence of characters delimited by white space.  The options below may be
       used to select which counts are printed, always in the  following  order:  newline,  word,
       character, byte, maximum line length.

       -c, --bytes
              print the byte counts

       -m, --chars
              print the character counts

       -l, --lines
              print the newline counts

       --files0-from=F
              read  input  from  the files specified by NUL-terminated names in file F; If F is -
              then read names from standard input

       -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 wc 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 wc 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 wc is maintained as a Texinfo  manual.   If  the  info  and  wc
       programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info coreutils 'wc invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.