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.Dd February 6, 2012 .Dt FIXWHITE 1 .Os .Sh NAME .Nm fixwhite .Nd remove unneeded whitespace from text files .Sh SYNOPSIS .Nm .Sh DESCRIPTION The .Nm utility removes unneeded whitespace from text passed to standard input and prints the result to standard output.
p It removes leading and trailing empty lines from the input, as well as trailing whitespace characters from ever line of text. Multiple successive empty lines are merged together. If the whitespace at the beginning of a sentence is exactly a multiple of eight spaces, the whitespace is replaced by tabs. Also, spaces preceeding tabs will be merged into the tab character. .Sh AUTHORS .An Ed Schouten Aq Mt ed@FreeBSD.org