WCSection: User Commands (1)
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NAMEwc - print newline, word, and byte counts for each file
SYNOPSISwc [OPTION]... [FILE]...
wc [OPTION]... --files0-from=F
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
- 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
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by Paul Rubin and David MacKenzie.
REPORTING BUGSReport wc bugs to [email protected]
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/>
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2010 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 ALSOThe 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 aqwc invocationaq
should give you access to the complete manual.
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