Solved

\r verses \r\n

Posted on 2002-07-23
1
204 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
Is there a standard way to translate text files
that contain the unix verse "dos" line feed return
difference?

line one\rline two\r\rParagraph start

to

line one\r\nline two\r\n\r\nParagraph start

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:hank1
1 Comment
 
LVL 51

Accepted Solution

by:
ahoffmann earned 50 total points
ID: 7172710
perl -pe 'BEGIN{ $/="\012"; $\="\015\012"} chomp' dosfile >unixfile
perl -pe 'BEGIN{ $/="\015\012"; $\="\012"} chomp' unixfile >dosfile
0

Featured Post

Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

There are many situations when we need to display the data in sorted order. For example: Student details by name or by rank or by total marks etc. If you are working on data driven based projects then you will use sorting techniques very frequently.…
Checking the Alert Log in AWS RDS Oracle can be a pain through their user interface.  I made a script to download the Alert Log, look for errors, and email me the trace files.  In this article I'll describe what I did and share my script.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

778 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question