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Linux / Unix Command: unexpand
Command Library

NAME

unexpand - convert spaces to tabs  

SYNOPSIS

unexpand [OPTION]... [FILE]...  

DESCRIPTION

Convert spaces 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 whitespace, instead of initial whitespace
-t, --tabs=NUMBER
have tabs NUMBER characters apart instead of 8
-t, --tabs=LIST
use comma separated list of explicit tab positions
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

SEE ALSO

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 unexpand

should give you access to the complete manual.


Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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