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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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[address] j[!] [count]

Place the text in the specified address on one line, with whitespace adjusted to provide two blank characters after a period, no blank characters after a ), and one blank character otherwise. Add a ! to prevent whitespace adjustment.

Example

                  1,5j!     
                  Join first five lines, preserving whitespace

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