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Replace spaces with tabs & format file source recursuvely within a directory

Terminal - Replace spaces with tabs & format file source recursuvely within a directory
find $DIR -name *.php -exec vim -u NONE -c 'set ft=php' -c 'set shiftwidth=4' -c 'set tabstop=4' -c 'set noexpandtab!' -c 'set noet' -c 'retab!' -c 'bufdo! "execute normal gg=G"' -c wq {} \;
2011-04-08 11:42:45
User: ruslan
Functions: find vim
-2
Replace spaces with tabs & format file source recursuvely within a directory

The sample command searches for PHP files replacing tabs with spaces.

-u NONE # don't use vimrc

Instead of

retab!

one may pass

retab! 4

for instance.

Look at this http://susepaste.org/69028693 also

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives
find . -type f -name \*.php | while IFS="" read i; do expand -t4 "$i" > "$i-"; mv "$i-" "$i"; done
2011-04-08 12:53:14
User: flatcap
Functions: expand find mv read
-4

Recursively find php files and replace tab characters with spaces.

Options:

"\*.php" -- replace this with the files you wish to find

"expand" -- replace tabs with spaces (use "unexpand" to replace spaces with tabs)

"-t4" -- tabs represent 4 spaces

Note: The IFS="" in the middle is to prevent 'read' from eating leading/trailing whitespace in filenames.

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