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NAME

       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 bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report unexpand translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU  GPL  version  3  or
       later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       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.