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Re: How to replace Tab with spaces not altering postion

by petral (Curate)
on Oct 10, 2002 at 15:11 UTC ( #204199=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    > perldoc -q tabs
    Found in /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.6.1/pod/perlfaq4.pod
      @expanded_lines = expand(@lines_with_tabs);
  2. or download this
       Occasionally, you can't use just a `/g' to get all the changes to
       occur that you might want.  Here are two common cases:
          # expand tabs to 8-column spacing
          1 while s/\t+/' ' x (length($&)*8 - length($`)%8)/e;
  3. or download this
        print "\et" x ($tab/8), ' ' x ($tab%8);    # tab over

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