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137173Re: What character is this?

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  • Christian Brabandt
    Apr 10, 2013
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      Hi stosss!

      On Mi, 10 Apr 2013, stosss wrote:

      > 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.

      This is probably ctrl-f. if you want to search for it, you need to
      insert it literally, e.g. type Ctrl-V Ctrl-F (see :h i_CTRL-V)

      BTW: You can use the unicode.vim plugin, to find the name of a
      character. E.g. Put the cursor on the char and enter :UnicodeName

      regards,
      Christian
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