A command-line utility to truncate (possibly highlighted) text to the terminal width.
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fatlib/Text/CharWidth
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Takes input on stdin and copies it to stdout, truncating to the width of the terminal as needed. This is very similar to cut -c1-${COLUMNS} except that this script attempts to understand a limited set of terminal escape sequences so that colorized output isn't prematurely truncated.

Author: Dave Goodell davidjgoodell@gmail.com


Copyright (c) 2009 Dave Goodell

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