Replacing commas with tabs in KWrite

Juan Carlos Torres carlosdgtorres at
Tue Feb 5 07:56:02 GMT 2008

On Tuesday 05 February 2008 12:39:06 am Frank Bures wrote:
> Hi,
> 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 [09] 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.

Can you try something like this:
Press Tab, copy the space created by it. Paste that blank space in the 
Replacement text field in Kate's Replace dialog.

Juan Carlos G. Torres
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