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UNEXPAND(1)								FSF							       UNEXPAND(1)

unexpand - convert spaces to tabs
unexpand [OPTION]... [FILE]...
Convert spaces 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 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
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <>.
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 PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
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. unexpand (coreutils) 4.5.3 February 2003 UNEXPAND(1)