On Thursday 16 September 2004 02:21 am, Giorgos Keramidas 
> On 2004-09-15 18:14, Mike Hauber <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> > I seem to remember this question asked before (mayhaps
> > a different OS), but I'm not finding it anywhere (my
> > wording is off?)
> >
> > Is there any way to force the output of a program to
> > wrap at the console without redefining the console
> > itself (ie, if I wanted to wrap the output of something
> > like fortune to 30 characters, how can I do that at the
> > prompt)?
> Yes there is.  Use stty(1).
> I'm customarily running my consoles with a 132x25 mode,
> but sometimes I want to force 100 columns or less (i.e.
> when I'm reading a web page in elinks or w3m).  This is
> easily done with:
>  $ stty columns 100
> and another stty invocation when I'm done to reset
> columns to 132.
> - Giorgos

Actually, that's what I was wanting to avoid.  I didn't want 
to change the environment itself, just the output of a 
program.  Craig reminded me of 'fmt' which is something 
that I've never had to use before, and it's exactly what I 
was needing.  Thanks for the feedback, though.

Much Appreciated,

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