wc


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

       GNU  coreutils  online  help:  <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report wc translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>


AUTHOR

       Written by Paul Rubin and David MacKenzie.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 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.


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 com-
       mand
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