Forgotten BASH built-in

Bash shell questions
Post Reply
jeanpaul
Posts: 2
Joined: 2023-Oct-25, 9:26 am

Forgotten BASH built-in

Post by jeanpaul »

A frequently forgotten Bash built-in is <tabs>, allowing you to set the tab width when using the \t for tabbing.
User avatar
Simon Sheppard
Posts: 186
Joined: 2021-Jul-10, 7:46 pm
Contact:

Re: Forgotten BASH built-in

Post by Simon Sheppard »

A lot of linux distros e.g. Ubuntu don't include that in bash, but macOS does so I guess I should include it there.
jeanpaul
Posts: 2
Joined: 2023-Oct-25, 9:26 am

Re: Forgotten BASH built-in

Post by jeanpaul »

It is, however, included in the latest Bash version in Debian 12
Post Reply