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						WC(1)				 User Commands				 WC(1)

       wc - print newline, word, and byte counts for each file

       wc [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.	  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

	      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

	      output version information and exit

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       Written by Paul Rubin and David MacKenzie.

       Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       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 wc is maintained as a	 Texinfo  manual.   If
       the  info and wc programs are properly installed at your site, the com-

	      info coreutils 'wc invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.22		 November 2020				 WC(1)