shtool-table man page

shtool table ā€” GNU shtool pretty-print a field-separated list

Synopsis

shtool table [-F|--field-sep sep] [-w|--width width] [-c|--columns cols] [-s|--strip strip] strsepstr...

Description

This pretty-prints a list of strings as a table.

Options

The following command line options are available.

-F, --field-sep sep

Separate columns using sep. Default is ":".

-w, --width width

Width of each column. Default is 15 characters.

-c, --columns cols

Number of columns. Default is 3.

-s, --strip strip

Strip off any characters past strip. Default is 79.

Example

 #   shell script
 shtool table -F , -w 5 -c 4 "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12"

History

The GNU shtool table command was originally written by Ralf S. Engelschall <rse@engelschall.com> in 1999 for GNU shtool.

See Also

shtool(1), tr(1), fmt(1), sh(1), awk(1), sed(1).

Referenced By

shtool(1).

shtool 2.0.8 18-Jul-2008 GNU Portable Shell Tool