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14.2 > Misc > par (1.53.0)

par is a paragraph reformatter, vaguely similar to fmt, but better.

For example, the command "par 44gqr", given the input:

John Q. Public writes:
> Jane Doe writes:
> >
> > May I remind people that this newsgroup
> > is for posting binaries only. Please keep
> > all discussion in .d where it belongs.
> Who appointed you net.god?
> I'll discuss things here if I feel like it.
Could you two please take this to e-mail?

**********************************************
** Main's Law: For every action there is an **
** equal and opposite government program. **
**********************************************

Would produce the output:

John Q. Public writes:

> Jane Doe writes:
>
> > May I remind people that this
> > newsgroup is for posting
> > binaries only. Please keep
> > all discussion in .d where it
> > belongs.
>
> Who appointed you net.god? I'll
> discuss things here if I feel like
> it.

Could you two please take this to
e-mail?

************************************
** Main's Law: For every action **
** there is an equal and opposite **
** government program. **
************************************

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: fmt,format,paragraph,text,utility
ChangeLog: par

Homepage:
http://www.nicemice.net/par/

Source Downloads:
Par-1.53.0.tar.gz (5e0f8beb45fbd967df538125fb760ad0)

Download SlackBuild:
par.tar.gz
par.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:
README
default_env.diff
par.SlackBuild
par.info
slack-desc

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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