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[h-e-w] replacing NEWLINE or LFD

From: Crosby, Alan
Subject: [h-e-w] replacing NEWLINE or LFD
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 09:28:11 -0500

I've seen it mentioned in various places how to search for an unprintable character such as a TAB or NEWLINE, but I have not been able to find reference on how to replace something with one of these characters.

Specifically, I have some text that has the NEWLINEs stripped out of the text and I would like to put it back. The text is formatted such that a regexp will suit my needs.  The minibuffer accepts TABS from the TAB key, but RETURN ends the replacement sequence.  '\n' does not work in the replacement field. 

Thanks in advance

Alan Crosby

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