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in reply to Column wise entry in text table

For text reports, I use either column or w3m to render my reports. w3m is nice because it can render/dump html.
cat <<EOT | column -s : -t > Numeric:Value > 1:one > 2:two > 3:three > 4:four > 5:five > EOT Numeric Value 1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five