[techtalk] Making vi show control characters?

jenn at simegen.com jenn at simegen.com
Tue Mar 20 15:17:07 EST 2001

Amanda Babcock wrote:

> Does anybody know how to make vi pass control characters through instead
> of showing them as hex numbers?

IIRC, type ^V before the character. (EG: ^V^C)

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Jenn V.
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