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.
print the byte counts
print the character counts
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
print the length of the longest line
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 <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.
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)