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Re: new line

From: Carlisle Thacker
Subject: Re: new line
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 13:57:06 -0400 (EDT)


Thanks.  Copying the line break with the mouse from the text into the
mini buffer worked.


> > How do I search and replace replace blank spaces with line breaks?
> > I'm using emacs 20.2.1 (sparc-sun-solaris2.6, X toolkit).
> There may be better ways, but what I usually do to query-replace stuff that 
> I can't type, is M-x query-replace, then copy the to-be-replaced text out of 
> my buffer, paste it into the mini buffer, hit return, then copy the 
> to-replace-with text out of my buffer, paste it into the mini buffer, and 
> hit return to start the query-replace.  Essentially what I am talking about 
> is copying the text directly out of the buffer and into the mini buffer for 
> stuff that I can't type easily (it works well for newlines, DOS end of line 
> characters, etc). 
> Like I said, there is probably a much more sophisticated way to type special 
> characters into the mini buffer during a query replace, but I don't know 
> what it is. 
> Hope this helps, and best wishes,
> Bryan 

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