[ale] Turning CR into LF in text file
fletch at phydeaux.org
Wed Dec 6 13:34:14 EST 2000
>>>>> "Fulton" == Fulton Green <ale at FultonGreen.com> writes:
Fulton> Stupid question, but what the hey: Someone emailed me a
Fulton> PageMaker document that they had converted to HTML. The
Fulton> HTML attachment contains a bunch of carriage returns (^M)
Fulton> w/o the corresponding linefeeds (^J). How do I convert for
Fulton> UNIX-style consumption?
In addition to all the other solutions offered there's always:
perl -pe 's/\cM+$//' < oldfile > newfile
Or just do it in place with no redirection:
perl -i -pe 's/\cM+$//' oldfile
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