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Tabs-to-space Function

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Tabs-to-space Function

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This Perl function returns its argument with any tabs it contained converted into the appropriate number of spaces.
sub tabs2space($) {
 my $str = shift;
 1 while $str =~ s/\t+/' ' x (length($&)*8 - length($`)%8)/e;
 return $str;
}
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