[UFO Chicago] another very newbie 'nix question

Peter A. Peterson II pedro@tastytronic.net
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 12:39:17 -0600

Quoting Ian Bicking:
> Windows uses ^R^M at the end of lines, where Unix uses just ^R (and Mac
> uses just ^M).  The dos2unix program is one program that will strip
> these for you (or add them).  They usually don't do any harm.

Also, Wordpad will properly read *NIX text properly. It will probably
write it properly as well, although I don't know if you can set a line
break in Wordpad.