The commands illustrated in this section offer ways to take plain text files and tidy them up or present them differently for display or printing.
The pr command takes a text file and splits it into pages of text separated by a number of newlines with a header on each page. Optionally, it can add a form feed character between the pages for sending the output directly to a printer. For example, using the command with no options:
[email protected]:~ > pr README.txt will output pages with a header on each looking like this:
2004-08-10 12:26 INDEX Page 1
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