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Re: [SLUG] looking at vi file in wordpad
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] looking at vi file in wordpad
- From: Michael Lake <Mike.Lake@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 03:25:31 +1000
- Organization: UTS
- User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux ppc; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040414Debian/1.6-5
I have created a file using vi.
When I look at the same file on a windows box with notepad it is loaded as one line and where I expect to have carriage returns i have box looking characters.
Can someone tell me how I can replicate these box looking characters on a windows system using wordpad or notepad.
i hope this all makes sense.
Open it in wordpad.exe instead. That will show the file OK.
Alternatively in Linux use the utility 'todos' and/or 'fromdos' to
convert to the format that DOS expects (carriage return + linefeed at
end of each line instead of the unix linefeed only [me thinks thats the
"tofrodos - Converts text files between DOS and Unix formats."
Caver, Linux enthusiast and interested in anything technical.
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