Replacing commas with tabs in KWrite
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Feb 4 19:14:03 GMT 2008
Frank Bures wrote:
> I need to edit a comma delimited database file so that it becomes tab
> delimited. In OS/2 I just globally searched for ',' and then replaced it
> with ASCII  character by entering <Alt-0-9>.
> I cannot do that in KWrite as KWrite does not interpret <Alt> at all
> and just enters "09" in the 'Replace with' field.
> When I try to enter <Tab>, it just takes me to another field.
> How do you replace anything with unprintable characters in KWrite?
> (short of using vi of course :-))
Use KDE4 :-). katepart in KDE4 should support the usual set of C-like
escapes; in this case, \t, \x0009 or \0011 should all work.
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