[SATLUG] searching for a hexvalue with vi
h_oudini at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 20 10:58:41 CST 2007
Borries Demeler wrote:
> Unfortunately, it doesn't tell me what i need to know. the problem I am facing is
> that a user sent me a csv file created with Micro$oft Excel, and the program
> inserted a bunch of unused formula entries in random fields which all turn out to be
> hex character 0xA0 (decimal 160, oct 240). I want to strip this character with vi,
> or another simple app. At this point, I thought this could be easily done with
> vim like this
> to make a global search and replace, but i don't know how to represent 0xA0
> in "" so vim will do the task.
You can try
Where is Ctrl-v.
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