EXPAND

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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.

−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

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

AUTHOR

Written by David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 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

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.