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Changing only the first space to a tab in a space delimited text file

Hi,

I have a space delimited text file but I only want to change the first space to a tab and keep the rest of the spaces intact. How do I go about doing that? Thanks!
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What have you tried so far?
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You are posting 4th question so far.! I am not sure of this number!! Smilie

I bet you could do this by yourself Smilie Smilie
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Code:
:%s/<space>/<tab>/

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