[SATLUG] searching for a hexvalue with vi
demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Thu Dec 20 16:12:23 CST 2007
> On 12/20/07, 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.
> The CLI program "tr" is actually a better choice for this. Try something like:
> % tr "\240" '?' < input > output
Yes, Brad, thanks! That also works. Under Linux there are many ways to get the job
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