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EXPAND

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: October 2020
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NAME

expand - convert tabs to spaces 

SYNOPSIS

expand[,OPTION/]... [,FILE/]... 

DESCRIPTION

Convert tabs in each FILE to spaces, 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.

-i, --initial
do not convert tabs after non blanks
-t, --tabs=,N/
have tabs N characters apart, not 8
-t, --tabs=,LIST/
use comma separated list of tab positionsThe last specified position can be prefixed with '/'to specify a tab size to use after the lastexplicitly specified tab stop. Also a prefix of '+'can be used to align remaining tab stops relative tothe last specified tab stop instead of the first column
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie. 

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report any translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/> 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc.License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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

unexpand(1)


Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/expand>
or available locally via: info aq(coreutils) expand invocationaq


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
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SEE ALSO

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