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Convert file format from dos to unix

Detect file format is dos or unix

paul posted @ Fri, 25 Feb 2011 04:34:21 +0800 in coding life with tags shell vim file format , 10186 readers

Detect file format with grep.

$ grep '^M'  your-file-name

^M is Ctrl-V + Ctrl-M. If the grep returns any line, the file is in DOS format.

Detect file format with vim.

1) Open the file with vim.

2) Use the vim set command to show the file format.

:set ff?

The command returns fileformat=<dos/unix/mac> to indect current file format.

 

 

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