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Re: [h-e-w] replacing NEWLINE or LFD

From: Edi Weitz
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] replacing NEWLINE or LFD
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 16:03:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (windows-nt)

On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 09:28:11 -0500, "Crosby, Alan" <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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.

You can use C-q which is usually bound to quoted-insert.


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