[clug] Circumflex

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 11:34:02 UTC 2017

You can use the "file" command:

$ file /tmp/x.txt 
/tmp/x.txt: ASCII text
$ file /tmp/m.txt 
/tmp/m.txt: ASCII text, with CRLF line terminators


> On 2017/Aug/21, at 9:16 PM, Bryan Kilgallin (iiNet) via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Yes, Scott:
>>> Is there some (preferably graphical) software that will show me
>>> otherwise-invisible carriage-returns?
>> Surely Gedit will do that for you.
> Under the Search menu was "Find...". Then I entered "\r".
>> Kate and KWrite do
>> (Toolbar->Tools->End Of Line), as does Notepad++ from dodgy memory.
>> Note that I sent you several ways to detect MS-DOS-style text files
>> which don't require installing extra software.
> For your information, this was the problematic DOS-formatted file.
> http://www.textfiles.com/100/914bbs.txt
> I have started writing an essay to match this requirement. I have in mind the studious hobby of learning Linux. And so I'm writing in GVIM--whose syntax I only partially remember!
> {PeerZone is developing a toolkit for people with mental distress and the people who support them. PeerZone Toolkit (aka Swell) will include 52 life challenges in nine domains. Each challenge includes a short article on what works, an activity sheet for people experiencing distress, conversation guide for supporters, and a peer recovery story.
> PeerZone is seeking recovery stories to be included in this toolkit. Each story will discuss your experience of struggling with and overcoming or managing ONE of the following 11 challenges, as outlined in the attachment, especially as it relates to your experience of
> mental distress. Each recovery story needs to be half a page to a full page (A4 or US letter) and submitted by Thursday 31 August 2017}
> http://www.actmhcn.org.au/images/documents/Bulletins/2017/17_August_2017.pdf
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