Vim remove ^M

I’m always needing to remove ^Ms in vim and forgetting the command - heres the details:

The stuff to type in

:%s/ctrlkey+v then ctrlkey+M//g

What appears in the vim command line



  • ^Ms appear in your files after edits in Windows
  • In the comments on Google+ Kae has pointed out that you can just enter %s/ctrlkey+v then enter//g to remove the ^Ms as well

Justin Kelly

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