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RE: [h-e-w] The list is back up!

From: Eli Daniel
Subject: RE: [h-e-w] The list is back up!
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 15:29:27 -0400

In general, you can enter funny characters without them having their usual
effect (as part of a search/replace string in the minibuffer, for instance)
by prefixing thing with C-q.

Carriage return is C-m
Linefeed is C-j

So to search for "abc<cr><lf>def", do C-s abcC-qC-mC-qC-jdef


> -----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden
> [mailto:address@hidden On
> Behalf Of John C Polking
> Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 2:55 PM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: [h-e-w] The list is back up!
> I am happy to see this list in operation again.
> At the risk of boring everyone, I raise an old problem.  I want to do a
> global search and replace where the replacement text includes a CR/LF (I
> am using a PC).  I know how to do the search and replace.  It is the
> CR/LF that puzzles me.
> What angers me is that I used to know how to do this, but I have
> forgotten.
> This really should be answered in the FAQ, but I could not find it there.
> John
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