Linux Software Map: par - simple paragraph formatter


  • Version: 1.1
  • Entered-date: 1999-04-24
  • Description: par is a simple text utility. It formates a text to a paragraph and alignes the left and right margin according to given parameters. par uses highly sophisticated dynamical algorithms and special heuristics to find the optimal text filling. It gives much better resultes than other similar products. Unfortunately, par-1.1 collides with another program
  • info: named Par (more info:
  • http: http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~amc/Par/) by Adam M. Costello. [currently in version 1.50]
  • ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/utils/text
  • ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/utils/text/par-1.1.tar.gz (51KB)
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  • Author: ktoman@email.cz (Kamil Toman)
  • Maintained-by: ktoman@email.cz (Kamil Toman)
  • Platforms: ansi-c, enough MBs of memory ;-),
  • Copying-policy: GPL
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