Monday, 5 March 2012

osx - How to enter a tab char on command line? - Stack Overflow

I use sed regularly to convert some of the tab delimited files to csv files so that I can work with it in excel 
I was surprised to find my usual commands not working turns out  that '\t' doesn't work in MacOS terminal you have to do 

[Control] + [V], followed by [Tab]


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