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will disable line wrapping so that long lines are truncated to width of the terminal ($COLUMNS).
will re-enable wrapping.
I've always used tput in bash scripts but I guess it works on the command line too.
Doesn't work in all terminals.
There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!
works on all unices.
If you can do better, submit your command here.
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