WC Command

The WC command display count of a files (size, number of lines or words).

Synopsis

WC [/L] [/C] [/M] [/W] [files ...]

Print files counts and the associated total if several files have be specified.

The counts are printed in the following order. If any count have been omited, these are not displayed by the command.

line_number word_number byte_number character_numbers file

If no switch was supplied to Dos9, the default command is:

WC /C files ...

Compatibility

Not available on cmd.exe. Available since 217.1.

See Also

Command list, XARGS command