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Old 05-21-2005, 07:25 AM   #1
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Txt extension file translation


I copy a .txt file from solaris into Winxp by samba. However, the end of each line is diplayed
by a upper arrow in winxp not like as unix. I wonder some methods to translate the upper arrow in the end of each line into the intented paragaph.
 
Old 05-21-2005, 07:49 AM   #2
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Hi,

These problems usually occur when winxp is not able to translate some characters...from what I understand, this character that you are talking about should be a '\n' character ...

Why dont you try opening the same file with some microsoft word or wordpad ? I guess that it should be working well..


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Old 05-21-2005, 08:26 AM   #3
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According to your advice of using wordpad or word for opening, I found that the "\n" will be not displayed. however, I also want to know some text translate command
for editing the "\n" character to be substitued with space.
 
Old 05-21-2005, 11:11 AM   #4
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the commands you are looking for are dos2unix and unix2dos
 
  


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