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Count lines, words, or bytes. More information: https://ss64.com/osx/wc.html.

  • Count lines in file:

wc -l {{path/to/file}}

  • Count words in file:

wc -w {{path/to/file}}

  • Count characters (bytes) in file:

wc -c {{path/to/file}}

  • Count characters in file (taking multi-byte character sets into account):

wc -m {{path/to/file}}

  • Use standard input to count lines, words and characters (bytes) in that order:

{{find .}} | wc