137172Re: What character is this?
- Apr 10, 2013--On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:19 PM, Ben Fritz <fritzophrenic@...> wrote:On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 2:16:45 PM UTC-5, Jack Gates wrote:You got close to it at the end there, this is a CTRL-F character.
> This single character unit is showing up in a text file ^F the cursor only stops on the ^ portion of it and never on the F portion. It shows up in the middle of words only.
> What can I type in the search or search and replace so I can quickly find and remove all of them? Searching for ^F or ^ or F doesn't work. pressing CTRL f after / brought up the search history.
On the command-line, to get a literal CTRL-F character, type CTRL-V followed by CTRL-F.
If you have CTRL-V mapped to a paste function, you can try CTRL-Q followed by CTRL-F instead.
Thanks Ben! That did the trick.
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