Tag Archives: Character



RegEx for Redirection: A Reference Guide

Regular Expressions are very handy and save you a lot of time when you have the need to manipulate a lot of data in a little bit of time. When you have multiplestrings where parts of them are the same, they are considered a pattern. Regular expressions can be built to match those patterns and manipulate them in many ways. Meta Characters A metacharacter is Read More →

Remove DOS EOL ^M Character from File

If you have the ^M character in your file, it is a Dos/Windows end of line character that is tough to get rid of. You could always ignore it, but the possibility of it corrupting a file is very high. Some editors such as Nano don’t even seem to show this character by default – maybe Nano strips it out – I’m not sure at Read More →