>>>>> "Paul" == Paul E Condon <email@example.com> writes: Paul> What is a simple way to insert a carriage return character just Paul> before each line feed (new line) character in a text file? You mean converting a UNIX text file to a DOS text file? Install the sysutils package. It includes a utility called "fromdos" (alternately "unix2dos") which does this. Just do "fromdos <filename>". Alternately, you could look at the recode package, which does a lot of different conversions, but isn't quite as simple to use if you just want to do UNIX -> DOS conversion. -- Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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