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Swiss File Knife

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list files containing tab characters

with sfk scantab for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Raspberry Pi.
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge.
- open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell.
- OS X : type mv sfk-mac-i686.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
- Linux: type mv sfk-linux.exe sfk    and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk
  OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
sfk scantab [-quiet] dir [mask] [-pure]

list files containing tabs.

options
   -quiet   do not list filenames, show only statistics.
   -pure    list only filenames, but no statistics.

return codes for batch files
   0 = no tabs, 1 = tabs found, >1 = error occurred.

web reference
   http://stahlworks.com/sfk-scantab

examples
   sfk scantab mydir
      list all text files with tabs in mydir.
 
Example output:

   list of files containing tabs:
   testfiles\Formats\01-native-tab-crlf.txt
   testfiles\Formats\02-crlf.txt
   testfiles\Formats\03-native-tab-lf.txt
   testfiles\Formats\04-lf.txt
   testfiles\Formats\08-head-tail.txt
   testfiles\Formats\20-tab-data-line.txt
   testfiles\Formats\23-filt-patterns.txt
   7 files of 81 contain tabs.


 
sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).

read more about all sfk functions here.

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