* at 10/05 16:37 +0100 Dominic Mitchell said:
> 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.

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

only ^Q? that's not like emacs :)


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