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Re: [vile] Is there something special about J[oin], or "why can't I do t
Re: [vile] Is there something special about J[oin], or "why can't I do this?"
Tue, 19 Aug 2008 12:29:41 +0100
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 12:26:21PM +0100, Chris G wrote:
> I have a file which has a series of CRLF sequences in that I want to
> change to a comma followed by a space.
> When viewed in vile (as expected) the CRs appear as ^M so it seemed to
> me that if I execute (on the command line, i.e. after entering :) the
> I should get what I want. However it doesn't work, vile doesn't seem
> to accept the J, it just echoes it and then refuses to accept any more
> input. Why isn't J acceptable there and, more to the point, how can I
> do what I want to do?
Oops, that ^M (a real CR) didn't work very well did it! :-)
The command sequence I'm entering is:-
where the ^M above is actually entered as ^V^M.