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NAME

unexpand - convert spaces to tabs

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Description
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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.
-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 bug-coreutils@gnu.org
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 © 2011 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.


GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb UNEXPAND (1) September 2011
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