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How Do I Find and Replace Invisible Characters?

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I know this one: Find: \n Replace with: \n…..\n
I believe \n is an “invisible character”
Present problem is a document with many PC Carriage Returns and
I would like to replace them with Apple Returns.
I would like to receive a complete list of substitutions for all invisible characters.
Thank You!
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Dave Arbenz

Comments: One Response to “How Do I Find and Replace Invisible Characters?”

    4 weeks ago

    I don’t know of any list. There are a lot of character substitutions like \n that work in programming environments and such. But the only two that I know work in Pages are \n for new line and \t for tab. \r may work for a Windows carriage return. But I thought that the old Windows \r\n (return+new line) combination was just converted to \n when you imported into Pages.

    I can’t get \r to work for me, but I don’t think I have any in my documents.

    But another technique you can use is to simply select the invisible character, copy, and then paste into the Find field. You can do that by placing the cursor before the invisible character and then holding Shift and pressing the right arrow to select it.

    Also, turning on View, Show Invisibles, can help to select them.

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