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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for expand (redhat section 1)

EXPAND(1)				       FSF					EXPAND(1)

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 whitespace

       -t, --tabs=NUMBER
	      have tabs NUMBER characters apart, not 8

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

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 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
       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 expand

       should give you access to the complete manual.

expand (coreutils) 4.5.3		  February 2003 				EXPAND(1)


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