Provided by: coreutils_8.21-1ubuntu5_amd64
fmt - simple optimal text formatter
fmt [-WIDTH] [OPTION]... [FILE]...
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) -g, --goal=WIDTH goal width (default of 93% of width) --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.
Written by Ross Paterson.
Report fmt bugs to firstname.lastname@example.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 © 2013 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.
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.