@royniang btw this may be useful to you: 4 line script to align columns with spaces

:; cat bin/es
sed -E "s/([^[:blank:]]+)[[:space:]]{2,}/\1${char}/g" |
column -s"${char}" -t

it leaves single spaces alone and assumes >1 are for alignment

the way i use it is
*makes alignment-breaking change*

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