EXPANDSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2012
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NAMEexpand - convert tabs to spaces
SYNOPSISexpand [OPTION]... [FILE]...
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=NUMBER
- have tabs NUMBER characters apart, not 8
- -t, --tabs=LIST
- use comma separated list of explicit tab positions
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by David MacKenzie.
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COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2010 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.
The full documentation for expand is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and expand programs are properly installed at your site, the command
- info coreutils aqexpand invocationaq
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