Re: replace-string on escaped character
On Tue, 14 May 2002 07:30:43 +0100, Daniel Barlow wrote:
>Gary Turner <email@example.com> writes:
>> a text file that I need
>> to work on renders the apostrophe as \222 in emacs. The file isn't
>If you cursor over that \222, you find it's actiually a single character.
I was lucky enough to remember that :)
>You can mark and cut it with the usual C-Space, M-w, then press C-y
>when replace-string asks for the search string.
See? I knew there was a simple way to do it. I recall seeing this some
time ago, but you know what happens if you don't use it.
>If that doesn't work, something odder is happending.
Nothing odd now. Thanks so much, Dan. I really appreciate the quick
It is interesting to note that as one evil empire (generic) fell,
another Evil Empire (tm) began its nefarious rise. -- me
Coincidence? I think not.
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