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Re: Removing control M


From: Dan Espen
Subject: Re: Removing control M
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2014 10:45:17 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Dan Espen <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:25:41 -0500
>> 
>> To remove the control M's, just use Emacs normal find replace.
>> To type a ^M. type ^Q first.
>
> When (in what Emacs version) did you last try that, and it worked?

Don't exactly remember, it seems to me I did that not so long ago.

> If you visit a file normally, i.e. via "C-x C-f", you won't see any ^M
> characters at all.  You will see a "(DOS)" indication in the mode line
> instead.  This has been so since Emacs 20 at least.

I think that's right.
I might have encountered ^Ms in only part of the file,
not the whole file.

But the OP talked about seeing them and fixing them with Emacs.
I wonder if he saw them in Emacs and what version.

-- 
Dan Espen


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