There are two separate commands. 'tput'lets shell scripts do things like clear the screen, underline text, and center text no matter how wide the screen is by translating the terminal-independant name of a terminal capability into its actual value for the terminal type being used. 'tabs' sets hardware terminal tab settings.
DocumentationUser manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/termutils/manual/termutils-2.0/tput.html
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released on 1 December 1995
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