cut (Section 21.14) lets you cut
columns or fields out of a file, and paste (Section
21.18) lets you put them back, perhaps in a different
This chapter covers all that and more.
Neatening Text with fmt
One of the problems with fold
is that it breaks text at an arbitrary column position — even if that position happens to be in the middle of a word. It’s a pretty primitive utility, designed to keep long lines from printing off the edge of a line ...
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