I need to email a flat ASCII text file from a Solaris system to email
accounts handled by Microsoft Exchange.
The problem is that when users view the message, the file is poorly
formatted due to loss of tab characters.
I'm emailing from UNIX from within a shell script with the command:
mailx -s 'subject' address < file
It would be nice to be able to get round this by either automatically
reformatting the text file replacing the tabs with white space (any
filters out there?), or to email the file as an attachment (from the
Has anyone had a similar experience and worked out a solution other than
completely re-writing the report generator?
Many thanks in advance.