92Re: removing control characters
- Aug 4, 2000Robert Link wrote:
>I find the same problem, even after adding <C-X> and <C-C> to my
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> I want to take an old MSWord file, open it in vimppc, and zap all
> control characters, leaving me alpha-num-punctuation; here's what I
> thought should work:
> This nets me a warning, "Pattern not found: [[:cntrl:]]"
> All help appreciated, backchannel is just fine. Thanks!!
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> Robert Link
file. Maybe you and I do not understand what is meant by control
characters, or maybe it is a bug. I get the same behavior under linux.
Why not try
Maybe the first: I do not know whether control characters count as
"printable," but <Tab> does not. BTW, <Tab> is really <C-I>; you might
want to keep those.
HTH --Benji Fisher
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