Linux "expand" Command Line Options and Examples
convert tabs to spaces

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.


expand [OPTION]... [FILE]...

Command Line Options:

do not convert tabs after non blanks
expand -i ...
have tabs N characters apart, not 8
expand -t ...
display this help and exit
expand --help ...
output version information and exitAUTHORWritten by David MacKenzie.REPORTING BUGSGNU coreutils online help: <>Report expand translation bugs to <>COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
expand --version ...