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Remove text after cursor and do the same on each line

  • C : delete text after cursor on current line

  • type substitute text

  • move cursor to next line

  • . : repeat substitution operation on the new line

Remove carriage-return character ^M

A text file created in Windows has a carriage return character followed by a newline character at the end of each line. The carriage return character can show up as ^M in Vim in Unix-like systems.

To remove all of them automatically, do


To insert ^M, type Ctrl-V Ctrl-M.



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