wc(1) - Unix First Edition Manual Page
11/3/71WC (I)

NAME wc -- get (English) word count
SYNOPSIS wc name1 ...
DESCRIPTION wc provides a count of the words, text lines, and roffcontrol lines for each argument file.


A text line is a sequence of characters not beginning with"." and ended by a new--line. A roff control line is a line


beginning with ".". A word is a sequence of charactersbounded by the beginning of a line, by the end of a line, or by a blank or a tab.
FILES
SEE_ALSO roff
DIAGNOSTICS none; arguments not found are ignored.
BUGS
OWNER jfo