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Align columns in ASCII tables

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tablign in.txt out.txt

you can convert your input file

| A | 1.34|-214.1|
|CCCC | 55.534|   1131.1|


| A    |  1.34  | -214.1 |
| CCCC | 55.534 | 1131.1 |

Column widths are unified across the table, decimal dots are aligned, and tablign tries to be smart about column separators. Works for CSV, LaTeX, Markdown etc. By default, tablign reads from stdin and writes to stdout, so you can use pipes with tablign, too:

head -n in.txt | tablign

Usage from vim

Simply mark the table (shift-V), and type



tablign is available from the Python Package Index, so with

pip install tablign

you can install.


To run the tests, simply check out this repository and run



This software is published under the GPLv3 license.

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