On Fri, 2004-08-27 at 20:46, Parv wrote: > in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, wrote > Soo-Hyun Choi thusly... > > > > I edit ... certain text editor under Windows XP, and then I open > > ... using vi editor under FreeBSD. Then, there are bunch of "^M" > > sign at the end of each line. Does anyone know why this is > > happening? > > Cause is the default line ending on Windows being different than on > Unix/FreeBSD. > > > > And, does anyone can tell me how to avoid this kind of things? > > Use an editor on Windows that saves the file as w/ Unix line ending. > Or, use an editor on FreeBSD, like vim 6 from the ports, that will > hide/change '^M' characters. > > Other methods is to preprocess your files... > > http://groups.google.com/groups?q=remove+%5EM+file > http://groups.google.com/groups?q=remove+%5EM+group%3Acomp.* > > > > - Parv
If you are using plain vi, you can get rid of the unwanted characters with the command :1,$s/ctrl-v-m//g where "ctrl-v-m' means hold down the Ctrl key while you press v followed by m. You will see them magically disappear. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"