replacing ^M with emacs

Mike Ginsburg mginsburg at
Fri Oct 27 19:51:45 UTC 2006

There is a program in ports called unix2dos.  With it comes the command 
dos2unix that automatically goes through the specified file and removes 
all of the ^M

--Mike Ginsburg

Derek Ragona wrote:
> Those ^M's are the MS-DOS EOL character.  You can use sed,  or tr to 
> remove them via a commandline pipe.
>         -Derek
> At 02:26 PM 10/27/2006, Noah wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> It appears that a text editor placed a bunch on ^M throughout a text 
>> file I am working with.  I assure this is equivalent to eh keystroke 
>> control-M.
>> How might I get emacs to search replace
>> also is there a mail list focused specifically on emacs usability?
>> please refer me to it?
>> Cheers,
>> Noah
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