replacing ^M with emacs

Noah admin2 at
Fri Oct 27 23:21:11 UTC 2006

this is the best answer.  Hits it right on the head of what I want.  
What if I want the character to replace the ^M with a new line what do I 
enter in the replace field?



Peter A. Giessel wrote:
> On 2006/10/27 11:26, Noah seems to have typed:
>> How might I get emacs to search replace
> Put a mark right before the character (control-space) move to right
> after the character and cut the character (control-w).  Move to the top
> of the document (esc-<) and start a "query replace" (esc-%).  Yank in
> the character that you previously cut (control-y).  Hit return (or enter)
> type in the character that you want to replace the ^M with, hit return
> (or enter) again.  Enter "y" or "n" for each case...

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