|Frank Szczerba on 24 May 2013 05:44:35 -0700|
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|Re: [PLUG] 2013-05-21 PLUG W follow-up|
|If you want to align left within the fields (spaces on the right) use a specifier like "%-15s".|
I'd just size the count column to the largest reasonable value one could expect to see.
Of course, there's nothing wrong at all about using column for this either, unless perhaps your output is potentially huge, in which case column has to buffer all of the content before it can generate output, while the printf approach just formats it as you go.
On May 23, 2013, at 10:51 PM, Bill East <email@example.com> wrote:
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