detab: a pedestrian string detabulator
Updated 28 Mar 2006
DETAB replaces TAB characters with the appropriate number of SPACE characters from the contents of a file or a cell array (containing strings) such that the absolute position of text entries is preserved.
This is particularly useful for populating UICONTROLs (eg, listboxes) with the contents of files or strings that contain TABs
> help detab
for explanations and the accompanying image for an example
us (2023). detab: a pedestrian string detabulator (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/10536-detab-a-pedestrian-string-detabulator), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .
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removed a small typo; version tag 28-Mar-2006 16:25:00