[SATLUG] searching for a hexvalue with vi

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Thu Dec 20 15:35:00 CST 2007


> UGH! Why does < Ctrl - c> keep getting removed? It should have read:
> 
> :%s/< Ctrl - c>xa0/< Ctrl - c>x99/g
> > And it replaced 33 instances. I then replaced 0x99 with 0xA0 and 33 
> > instances were replaced.
> >
> > When you actually press Ctrl-c you'll see '^', then when you type 'a' 

When I hit :%s/ctrl-c is simply escapes the command prompt and goes 
back to the document. Then when I do x, it deletes a character, a will
append...

-Borries


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