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# 8  
Old 06-06-2011
Well, vi can remove them, too, very much like that, but each editor has different escapes. Some escapes of enter are carriage return, some are line feed! try ':%/.$//'
# 9  
Old 06-06-2011
... or as previously suggested:
Code:
tr -d '\15' < myScriptFile >mySaneScriptFile && mv mySaneScriptFile  myScriptFile

# 10  
Old 06-06-2011
Hi all..

Thanks a ton..

i used dos2unix command to convert my file..after that my script is working perfectly fine...

Thanks a lot for your help..

---------- Post updated at 04:40 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:39 PM ----------

Hi DG..

I tried you command ':%/.$//'. it is not working ..

(invalid editor command)
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