How to remove ^M character

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Sat Aug 2 11:37:57 PDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 02, 2003 at 02:49:40PM +0530, Shantanu Mahajan wrote:
>+-- Anil Garg [freebsd] [01-08-03 14:01 +0530]:
>| Hi,
>| I ftp'd a file from windows to freebsd....not its every line has ^M at its
>| end.
>| Is there some command in vi (or some way) by whcih ^M can be removed.

In the future when doing the transfer, make sure your ftp program is in
text mode, not binary, and it should take care of this conversion.

>| Thanks
>| Anil
>	col -bx < oldfile > newfile
>	Regards,
>	Shantanu
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