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UNEXPAND

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: March 2015

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NAME

unexpand - convert spaces to tabs

SYNOPSIS

unexpand [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

Convert blanks in each FILE to tabs, 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.

-a, --all
convert all blanks, instead of just initial blanks:
--first-only
convert only leading sequences of blanks (overrides -a):
-t, --tabs=N
have tabs N characters apart instead of 8 (enables -a):
-t, --tabs=LIST
use comma separated LIST of tab positions (enables -a):
--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 unexpand 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

expand?(1)

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

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


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