no more line wrapping in your terminal

function nowrap { export COLS=`tput cols` ; cut -c-$COLS ; unset COLS ; }
works on all unices.
Sample Output
ps auxwww |nowrap

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By: mobidyc
2009-09-11 15:07:00

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What Others Think

function is bash specific. Also you don't need to set COLS, just: nowrap() { cut -c-$(tput cols); } Note however that will mess up if terminal escape codes are in your data. It may also mess up with non displaying multibyte characters like combining chars for example. Hmm are there any terminals that support a nowrap setting?
pixelbeat · 461 weeks and 4 days ago
function works in ksh, it's not bash specific. thanks to have reduced this function, don't know why i did it like this ^_^ this function is for a quickview, no matters multibyte characters i think. thanks for your comments. Mobidyc
mobidyc · 461 weeks and 3 days ago
Try this function nowrap { export COLS=`tput cols` ; cut -c-$COLS ; unset COLS ; echo -ne "\e[0m" ; }
drigohighlander · 287 weeks and 5 days ago
Here a example #!/bin/bash function nowrap { export COLS=`tput cols` ; cut -c-$COLS ; unset COLS ; echo -ne "\e[0m" ; } echo -ne "\e[1;31mNote however that will mess up if terminal escape codes are in your data. It may also mess up with non displaying multibyte characters like combining chars for example.\nHmm are there any terminals that support a nowrap setting?\e[0m" | nowrap
drigohighlander · 287 weeks and 5 days ago
Here a example #!/bin/bash function nowrap { export COLS=`tput cols` ; cut -c-$COLS ; unset COLS ; echo -ne "\e[0m" ; } echo -ne "\e[1;31mNote however that will mess up if terminal escape codes are in your data. It may also mess up with non displaying multibyte characters like combining chars for example.\nHmm are there any terminals that support a nowrap setting?\e[0m" | nowrap
drigohighlander · 287 weeks and 5 days ago
sorry for the gold shovel
drigohighlander · 287 weeks and 5 days ago

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