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Re: How to remove strange return-commands ?

From: Tim Cross
Subject: Re: How to remove strange return-commands ?
Date: 09 Oct 2002 17:06:59 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2 (Richard V. Molen) writes:

> > Those are carriage return characters (decimal value 13).  If you
> > were searching for an up arrow (shift 6) followed by an M emacs will
> > not match that with a carriage return.
> > Try this to match them:  C-Q C-M
> > This will insert a carriage return character into the search string.

Many people use perl to do this. The perl script is about 3 lines long
(actually, you can probably do it in one line). 

I'm wondering though - perhaps you can achieve the desired behavior by
playing around with the various coding style settings? I have'nt tried
it, but it may be worth looking at.

find / -iname microsoft -exec rm -rf {} \;

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