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UNEXPAND(1)						      General Commands Manual						       UNEXPAND(1)

unexpand - convert spaces to tabs SYNOPSIS
unexpand [-a] OPTIONS
-a All spaces are unexpanded EXAMPLES
unexpand oldfile >newfile # Convert leading spaces to tabs DESCRIPTION
Unexpand replaces spaces in the named files with tabs. If no files are listed, stdin is given. The -a flag is used to force all sequences of spaces to be expanded, instead of just leading spaces (the default). SEE ALSO
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UNEXPAND(1)							   User Commands						       UNEXPAND(1)

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. -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 GNU coreutils home page: <> General help using GNU software: <> Report unexpand translation bugs to <> COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>. 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 September 2011 UNEXPAND(1)
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