Kent Stewart <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>On Sunday 25 January 2004 01:43 am, marlon corleone wrote:
>> how do i get rid of this annoying character ^M using vi, in pico i
>> used the arguments '-w'
>> but what about in vi?
>
>
>starting on the 1st line type
>:.,$s/<ctrl>v<ctrl>m//
>
>The .,$ tells it to process from the current line to the last one.


If you're doing this for the whole file it's faster to use %


:%s/<ctrl>v<ctrl>m//


It's even faster to use


:se ff=unix


but that assumes we're talking about Vim, not Vi.

-- 
Cheers,
Bernard
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