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Re: inserting carriage return characters



>>>>> "Paul" == Paul E Condon <pecondon@quiknet.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.

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