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Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2014
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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

Report unexpand bugs to [email protected]

GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2010 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)

The full documentation for
unexpand

is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
info

and
unexpand

programs are properly installed at your site, the command



info coreutils ‘unexpand invocation’


should give you access to the complete manual.



 

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