WC(1) User Commands WC(1)
wc - print the number of newlines, words, and bytes in files
wc [OPTION]... [FILE]...
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.
print the byte counts
print the character counts
print the newline counts
print the length of the longest line
print the word counts
--help display this help and exit
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