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NAME

unexpand - convert spaces to tabs

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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.

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-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 bugs to <
bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

"SEE ALSO"


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