When invoked from the command line, Parted supports the following syntax:
# parted [option] device [command [argument]]
Available options and commands follow. For detailed explanations of the use of Parted commands, see Command explanations. Options begin with a hyphen, commands do not:
display a help message
never prompt the user
Set alignment for newly created partitions, valid alignment types are: none, cylinder, minimal and optimal.
display the version