Tutorials Point


  Unix for Beginners
  Unix Shell Programming
  Advanced Unix
  Unix Useful References
  Unix Useful Resources
  Selected Reading

Copyright © 2014 by tutorialspoint



  Home     References     Discussion Forums     About TP  

unexpand - Unix, Linux Command


previous next AddThis Social Bookmark Button


Advertisements

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.

TagDescription
-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 © 2006 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

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

TagDescription
info unexpand
should give you access to the complete manual.

previous next Printer Friendly

Advertisements


  

Advertisements