-w options adjusts the width of the output. By default, register's output
is 80 characters wide. To allow more space for long descriptions and account names, use
-w to increase the width to 120 characters, or
-wN to set any desired width (at least 45 recommended).
The date and amount fields have fixed width, and the remainder is split between description and account.
With multiple comma-separated values, -w sets the respective field widths:
A total width or field width of
auto means be as wide as necessary to avoid clipping data. If a current terminal width can be detected, the total width will be limited to this. Eg: