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Convert Mac to Unix line endings in VI (See related posts)

If you open a text file in VI and see one big line with lots of '^M' where the line endings are supposed to be, use this command to fix it.
(Enter the the ^M by hitting ctrl-v and then the return key.)


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Araxia posts on Oct 14, 2007 at 22:54
FWIW, here is a slightly easier to remember version:


is shorthand for 1,$, and as odd as it looks you can use
for both sides of the substitution and it works. This way, you don't have to remember Control-V.

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