Delete DOS Characters via VIM (^M)

:set ff=unix
And in case you want to migrate back to, err.. MS-DOS: ":set ff=dos" does the opposite.

2010-07-23 20:17:23

What Others Think

This didn't work for me. My alternative in vim was: :s/(ctrl-v)(ctrl-m)/\r/g Of course actually hit ctrl + v, then ctrl +m to insert the ^M character to be replaced. In this case I replaced it with a return.
din7 · 424 weeks and 5 days ago
Or with perl. perl -pi -e "s/\r/\n/g;" <file>
din7 · 424 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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