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Re: I'm an idiot and sed proves it...

Dale Scheetz wrote:
> The ctrl-v works fine for a tab, but I have no newline key on my keyboard,
> only an enter (which produces ^M when pressed after ctrl-v and the search
> fails). Is there a way to enter a character by giving its ascii value (in
> dos the alt key lets you enter the decimal value to get special
> keystrokes) instead of the keypress. I guess, more important to me, will I
> find the information I am looking for in the bash manpages?

See my last message :)

Alternately, Ctrl-V Ctrl-J will imbed a \n in your command line. Be aware,
though, that the term will act on the \n and move to the next line. It is
still there, however!

"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me

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