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Search and replace a strange character



In article <26fa566458.fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx>,
   Fred Graute <fjgraute@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In message <58644fac95dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Dave <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > I have an alien plain text file, which really is plain text with the
> > exception of a few coloured [0C] at the start of a few lines.
> >
> > 1) What is the coloured [0C] (Zero C)?

> It's ASCII 12 (form feed), usually used to make printers advance/eject
> the current page.

> > 2 How do I search and replace it?

> You can search for it using "\x0C" or "\f" (both without quotes). Note
> that this requires Advanced search to be on, it won't work in Simple
> mode.

[Snip]

> Cheers,
> Fred.

Fred, most useful notes, appreciated.  :-)

Thanks
Dave

Nb. I just checked the original document (PDF) from which the text was
extracted and it was indeed the places in the document where a new page
print was required.
Thanks
D.

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Dave Triffid