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EXPAND

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: March 2015

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NAME

expand - convert tabs to spaces

SYNOPSIS

expand [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

Convert tabs in each FILE to spaces, writing to standard output. With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-i, --initial
do not convert tabs after non blanks:
-t, --tabs=NUMBER
have tabs NUMBER characters apart, not 8:
-t, --tabs=LIST
use comma separated list of explicit tab positions:
--help
display this help and exit:
--version
output version information and exit:

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

Report expand translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

unexpand?(1)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/expand>

or available locally via: info '(coreutils) expand invocation'


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