[Techtalk] vi Question

Brenda Bell k15a-list-linuxchix at theotherbell.com
Sat Dec 6 15:06:37 EST 2003

On Sat, 6 Dec 2003 11:54:53 -0500
Phil Savoie wrote:

> In vi you can look for hidden characters by issuing a "set list" command at 
> "last line mode".  This gives you the ^I for a tab, $ for end of line, etc. 
> Now heres the beef.  Is there a way within vi to use some kind of syntax to 
> search for these hidden characters?

Actually, I just realized you don't have to use ctrl-v as
indicated in my previous note.  On my system, / followed by tab
searches for tab.

Brenda Bell
Henniker (the only one on earth)
New Hampshire (the state with 5 seasons: black fly, tourist, foliage, ski and mud)

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