Vi/Vim Substitution For Microsoft Word Characters
markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 28 14:17:45 PST 2002
On Mon, 28, Oct, 2002 at 10:12:54PM -0500, Bryan Breen spoke thus..
> So I want to make a simple search and replace line for vi[m]. I have tried
> some of the following, with no success:
> (That last one, the ^ was made with a CTRL-V press, followed by a CTRL-\,
> thinking maybe it was looking for an ASCII escape sequence... grasping for
> anything at that point).
Have you considered piping it through tr? man tr should help.
Mark Hymers <markh at linuxfromscratch dot org>
"But Yossarian *still* didn't understand either how Milo could buy eggs
in Malta for seven cents apiece and sell them at a profit in Pianosa
for five cents."
Catch 22, Joseph Heller
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