1 ./pretty --width=64 --left --newline gettysburg.txt 2 ./pretty -w=64 -l -n gettysburg.txt 3 ./pretty -w 64 -l -n gettysburg.txt 4 ./pretty -w 64 -n gettysburg.txt 5 cat gettysburg.txt | ./pretty --width=64 --left --newline 1 Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this 2 continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to 3 the proposition that all men are created equal. 4 5 Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that 6 nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long 7 endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have 8 come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting 9 place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might 10 live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do 11 this.
Example 1: Left-justified output. Any of the five lines at the top will produce the output shown. You may omit --left (or -l) if you want your line to be left-justified, since it is switched on by default; see line 4 at the top.