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Re: Vim Regexes and Mac Newlines

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  • Bernhard Prümmer
    ... What I do, and what has always worked for me is ... where ^V and ^M mean Ctrl-V and Ctrl-M. See ... on this. Cheers Bernhard
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 13, 2006
      Am 13.12.2006 um 22:36 schrieb jeffthewookiee:

      >
      > I'm currently working with vi on OS X machines. I'd like to be able
      > to use
      > its regex support to quickly add newlines and format things nicely.
      > However
      > when I run something like this command:
      >
      > :%s/,/,\n/
      >
      > I end up with output like this:
      >
      > CourtDismissedCount3,^@
      >
      > Instead of nice newlines, I get ^@'s instead. Is there any way to
      > fix this?
      > --
      > View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Vim-Regexes-and-
      > Mac-Newlines-tf2816824.html#a7861848
      > Sent from the Vim - Mac mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
      >

      What I do, and what has always worked for me is

      :%s/,/,^V^M/

      where ^V and ^M mean Ctrl-V and Ctrl-M.
      See
      :help i_CTRL-V
      on this.

      Cheers
      Bernhard
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