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Re: Inserting a <tab> into sed's replacement string

On Fri, 30 May 2003 17:16, Vineet Kumar wrote:

> > Attempting to actually type a tab key in the place of the '\t' in the
> > replacement string just has the xterm barfing and I get the same result
> > if I log on in a real terminal. So does attempting to insert Ctrl-I.
> Try typing ctrl-v before the tab.  The ctrl-v allows you to insert the
> next character you type literally, be it tab, newline, backspace,
> whatever.
The ctrl-v seems to work the best.
Thanks to all who replied.

Bob Prker

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