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Re: sort does not use tab as delimiter

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: sort does not use tab as delimiter
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 11:38:29 -0700
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Andreas Schwab wrote:
> DI Oliver Maurhart wrote:
> > 1. It is bogus. Because you need to write a bash-script to actually have
> > a tab between the two apostrophes. You simply can't type that in
> > directly on a terminal.
> Of course you can.  There are many ways to input a TAB as part of a
> command line.  The most convenient way is $'\t'.

And don't forget the already mentioned C-vTAB way.

  printf 'C-vTAB' | od -c
  0000000  \t

Where C-v means the Ctrl + V keys and TAB means the Tab key.


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