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FW: end of file characters
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "Thread TITTTL'd!" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 10:34:45 -0000
- Subject: FW: end of file characters
- Reply-to: The Vulgar and Unprofessional Cygwin-Talk List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
On 03 December 2007 22:34, Gary Johnson wrote:
> On 2007-12-03, Ren Berber wrote:
>> Gary Johnson wrote:
>>> Except that WordPad always writes CR-LF at the ends of lines, even
>>> if the original file had only LF line endings.[snip]
>> "always" is not true, WordPad distinguishes between text and DOS text as
>> anybody can see in the file types offered when using Save as...
> I'm afraid it is true. Have you actually tried those two "Save as
> type" settings? On the copy of WordPad I have on this XP machine,
> which says it's WordPad Version 5.1, the choices are
> Rich Text Format (RTF)
> Text Document
> Text Document - MS-DOS Format
> Unicode Text Document
> Opening a text file that had only LF line endings and saving it as
> either of the two "Text Document" types will result in a file with
> CR-LF line endings. I have found no way to have WordPad save a file
> with LF line endings.
I'm confused. What does any of this have to do with Ctrl-D and Ctrl-Z?
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....