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Re: mcedit - search/replace

Subject: Re: mcedit - search/replace
From: Pavel Roskin
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 12:37:26 -0500

On Wed, 2006-11-15 at 16:23 +0000, Barney Rubble wrote:
> Is there a way to search for/replace with special characters?
> I'm trying to replace all instances of <TAB> in a file with <CR>.

>From the mc manual:

C-q    the  quote  command  can be used to insert characters that are otherwise
       interpreted by the Midnight Commander (like the '+' symbol)

C-q means Ctrl-Q.

> I've had a good google about and not been able to find an answer.

Sometimes it's better to check the included documentation first.

Pavel Roskin

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