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From: Frank Solomon <sysfrank at pop dot uky dot edu>
Subject: Re: Control Characters in a Pattern
Date: Feb 22 1996 6:04PM

I know this is a perl list and all, but. . .

While you could write a program to do it an easier way is to use the ASCII
transfer mode of FTP rather than binary.  That'll change the end of line
characters for you.

Frank

At 10:10 AM 2/22/96 -0500, you wrote:
>How can I remove control characters in a string?
>
>I created a data file on my PC and ftpd the file to the UNIX system so
>that I can BCP into Sybase. When I use vi, the last character showns up as ^M.
>I want to delete this. It is a redundant character. I am writing a script
>to delete such control characters, not only at the end of the line but anywhere
>in the file. I know chop function only deletes at the end of the line but what
>about finding the control characters set in the middle of the line?
>
>Thank you in advance.
>
>Subbarao.
>chitturi@dns1.state.mi.us
>============================================================================
>=====
>Disclaimer = I question and speak for myself.
>
>
>

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