by macki

How do you get rid of the ^M characters that are visible when a microsoft text file is edited in UNIX?

in vi type:

hitting control-v lets it know that the next character entered is a control character, so when you hit control-M it gets displayed as ^M, but it's literally control-M.

it should appear as:

:x to exit and save for you non-vi types. :q! to exit and not save if you screw up.


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