As command line users, we are mostly interested in printing text, though it is certainly possible to print other data formats as well.
We looked at
pr a little in the previous chapter. Now we will examine some of its many options used in conjunction with printing. In our history of printing, we saw that character-based printers use monospaced fonts, resulting in fixed numbers of characters per line and lines per page.
pr is used to adjust text to fit on a specific page size, with optional page headers and margins. Table 22-1 summarizes the most commonly used options.
Table 22-1. Common pr Options
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