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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       unexpand - convert spaces to tabs

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       unexpand [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       Convert	spaces in each FILE to tabs, writing to standard output.  With
       no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

       -a, --all
	      convert all whitespace, instead of initial whitespace

       -t, --tabs=NUMBER
	      have tabs NUMBER characters apart instead of 8

       -t, --tabs=LIST
	      use comma separated list of explicit tab positions

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       Instead of -t NUMBER or -t LIST, -NUMBER or -LIST may be used.

AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Report bugs to <bug-textutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT    [Toc]    [Back]

       Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO  warranty;  not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

      
      
       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 unexpand

       should give you access to the complete manual.



GNU textutils 2.0		   July 2001			   UNEXPAND(1)
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