On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:35:29PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote:
> kind of off topic but how do you get things like ^M and such like into
> a file for, say, writing vi macros?
> 
> i've had a look through some docs but i'm beggining to suspect it's
> one of those bit of unix aracana know to a chosen few. or is there
> some site/resource that contains this info?

Generally you can enter a control character into vi and most Unix shells
by pressing ^V and then the character you want.

In Emacs, it's ^Q, then the character you want.

-Dom

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